Why we studied proverbs to understand emotion among Ghana's Akan people
They contain valuable cultural information that symbolises a specific society’s uniqueness
मुंडम: मौखिक परंपरा का प्रकृति गान
जनजातीय समाज की परंपराओं, गीतों, त्योहारों, भोजन, वस्त्र, जीवनशैली का गंभीरता से अध्ययन करें तो हम पाएंगे कि उनकी प्रत्येक परंपरा प्रकृति को उसके ...
In Brazil, patients risk everything for the 'right to beauty'
In Brazil, patients are thought of as having the “right to beauty.” In public hospitals, plastic surgeries are free or low-cost
Making sense of sexual swings
Is your sexual preference only a result of your genes or do environment and culture also influence it?
प्रकृति के साथ गहराई से जुड़े हैं पहाड़ के लोकगीत
उत्तराखंड में 14 मार्च से शुरू हो जाता है फूलदेई, जिसमें दिखती है प्रकृति के प्रति प्रेम
सबसे जमीनी विपणन प्रणाली का हिस्सा हैं हाट
हाट बाजार त्योहारी, एकता और सशक्तिकरण के प्रतीक
‘Workers must have a right to digitally disconnect’
The Global Commission on the Future of Work calls for new sets of regulations and rights in digital work era
How culture shaped evolution
A new book argues that cultural evolution helped in the accumulation of locally adaptive knowledge much faster than genetic evolution
The Tiger in Tamilakam
The striped big cat of Asia occupied a unique place in the psyche and ethical consciousness of the ancient Tamils, something which continues to …
“Environmental amnesia is constricting our intellect”
Though we are living in a highly degraded environment, we have failed to spot behavioural fallouts. Increasingly, children living in polluted …
'For small creatures such as we' review: The importance of being ritualistic
Sasha Sagan’s book is principally the experience of a secular individual who can appreciate rituals’ beauty and importance as an …
Feast on pattal
Eco-friendly and cost-effective plates are a good alternative to non-biodegradable plastic
गांवों से भी गुम हो रही है सुगंध
आज से 10-15 साल पहले तक जिन गांवों में हर घर में गाय, भैंस और बैल होते थे, किसी घर में मुश्किल से ही ...
Indigenous peoples are crucial for conservation – a quarter of all land is in their hands
Land owned or managed by indigenous people is valuable for conservation. About 65% of indigenous lands have not been intensively …
'There are more than 60,000 tree species in the world & my book had room for only 80!'
Jonathan Drori, author of Around the World in 80 Trees tells S S Jeevan about the phylogeny, ecological services, and the sociological …
New book presents untold stories of societal impact of science & technology in independent India
Indian National Science Academy, an apex body of Indian scientists, has come out with a book that shares unknown developments which made …
"The world needs a new work culture, not just jobs"
Austrian-born Frithjof Bergmann, a professor of philosophy at the University of Michigan, USA, founded the Center for New Work in 1984 to help …
Indian scientists are resorting to tissue culture to salvage plants facing extinction
In Dolly's footsteps
The gender spectrum is a consequence of the complex interplay between culture and highly-nuanced and protean brain
World Culture Festival to go ahead with reprimand and initial fine of Rs 5 crore
The NGT order said the permission given to the festival was vague, in excess of the powers vested in DDA and not in consonance with the previous …
A sultan’s silken dreams
Let us, for a moment, forget about Tipu Sultan’s alleged iconoclasm and remember him for a remarkable personal achievement—laying the …