Scientists have mapped how rising temperatures will impact the population and distribution of mosquitoes in the world
International Tea Day gets a thumbs up from UN
Days of COVID-19 confinement: How school-goers are dealing with lockdown
All hail the “Rain Queen” of South Africa
The curious case of rapid melting in the Himalayas
Nearly one-third of the world’s population depend on the Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH) for water
Benefits of speaking more than one language
Half the world’s population is bilingual but what do scientists have to say on the issue?
Burning trees never a good idea
Felling forests in the guise of reducing carbon emissions may result in an irreparable loss of biodiversity
Can technologies make us brainier?
The age-old nostrum of “eat well, exercise well, sleep well” can help us lead a contented life
The trial of a bat
Bats are more than mere virus carriers; As pollinators, they play a key role in ensuring food security
Let's be water-wise
While there is no escape from washing hands regularly, we can definitely be more mindful of the way we ...
Lockdown no bar for the young artist
Pen, paper, paintbrush and lots of colours! Beating the gloom of the lockdown through art, these young artists have ...
Gullible creatures of the sea
Ocean plastic emits a smell that many marine animals, including sea turtles, associate with food
The science of hand sanitisers
Can a sanitiser kill 99.99 per cent of germs? Read to find out
The curious Curies
Marie, Pierre and Irène Curie have received a total of four of Nobel prizes, the highest won by a ...
The ABC of the “corona culture”
Here is a quick summation of what all you need to do to keep yourself safe and aware
All about the most selfish animal on the planet
We, humans, continue to choke our oceans with harmful waste. So, have we really changed?
Should we say good-bye to zoos?
Perhaps, the lockdown is a signal to humanity to finally let go of the outdated concept
Secret diary of a virus
Thanks to the trade and imperial ventures of humans, these disease-causing organisms could cross regional boundaries and spread infection
A letter from the jungle
The forest, capable of meeting our basic needs of food, shelter and fuel, can act as a model of ...
Kolkata gully kids to grown-ups: Beware of coronavirus
A few kids at a Kolkata slum were perturbed over how some adults were not taking the novel coronavirus ...
Katha’s latest e-book on corona won’t scare you away, says Geeta Dharmarajan
Having a heart-to-heart conversation with kids would help eliminate fears around coronavirus
How social isolation can enrich our spiritual lives — like Robinson Crusoe
Crusoe’s journey of being trapped in a tropical island offers lessons on uncertainty and isolation during COVID-19 times
Bored at home? Catch famous authors reading out their best stories for you
To help children cope during their period of confinement, authors of famous children books will conduct live reading sessions
Chasing the storm
The wild winds huff and puff, destroying all that comes in its way. But, does it have a hidden ...
How plastic appeared in our lives
We have evolved and invented plastic items to make our lives easier, but some of these pose a big ...