Sergio Canavero: the brain behind first proposed head transplant
Surgeon Sergio Canavero, director of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group in Italy, has been making news for two years after he claimed he …
‘Ancient and Medieval maps were very inaccurate’
Briton Susan Gole is a collector and historian of maps, especially those of India. She has published various books on the subject. She is also …
The story of how Cambridge bounced back
A simple tale of how one of the world’s greatest centres of knowledge got to where it is today
Will the Indian Army’s Yeti post boost interest in cryptozoology?
For many in the academic world, it is still a pseudoscience, not to be taken seriously at all
'Jahangir's scientific contributions have been ignored by mainstream academia'
Ebba Koch is an art and architectural historian. Her area of specialisation is the period of Mughal rule in the Indian Subcontinent (1526-1857). …
Iceberg twice the area of New York City to break off Antarctica
The break could happen anytime this year or early next year, say experts
Why certain parts of India churn out the best sportspersons
Haryana, with just two per cent of India's population, accounts for 20 per cent of its Olympic contingent
Sea that isn't
In just 50 years, the Aral Sea - once the fourth largest inland water body - has turned into world's newest desert