Social events play a major part in the development of the nervous system
Need for an overhaul
Scientific research and organisation must be completely re-oriented to a more balanced development of the planet.
Good, but not enough
The efforts of South Asian countries at cooperation in the field of science and technology have a long way to go
To promote public understanding of science, it is essential not only to initiate openness and dialogue between the scientific community and the …
Quality of Research: Only a fig leaf
Basis of rating
Each scientists work was rated in accordance with the following criteria
Green Scientist Award
Nature uses lean sources to get work done. The environmental crises we face today are a result of ignoring this simple paradigm for two centuries.…
Peanuts for ecology
India spends very little on Science for Ecological Security. And then spends it poorly
200 years of groping in the dark
...and latest findings have 2 groups of mutually hostile astronomers still going cockeyed trying to gauge the age of the universe
June 5, 2005
World Effrontery Day?
Old is gold
It took almost 2 decades of squinting at the microverse to finally pin down, on March 2, an accomplished atomic escape artist, the top quark
A people devoid of "genius and imagination"
The curiosity about exotic lands that gripped scholars in the 17th and 18th centuries resulted in the collation of a lot of information, much of …
A Pune teacher develops a calculator made out of cardboard for as little as Rs 15, which can even handle mindbending logarithms.
Tissue culture in a pressure cooker
A new tissue culture technique that is claimed to be cheap and easy to understand is fast gaining popularity.
Tapping into the source
These are the days of frenetic crossborder data networking. Electronic cilia have crawled into almost every nook in the world where information …
The lotus effect
Water doesn't stick to lotus leaves. Nature has given the plant a self-cleaning mechanism. Crack the science of it, and you have the formula for …
Science for ecology
Down To Earth and the Centre for Science and Environment announce the winner of the 2001 Green Scientist Award. In the exercise to rate the …