Fighting over Anne Frank's legacy
The Diary of a Young Girl chronicling her life and times under Nazi fascism is still shackled by copyright laws
Trump dumps the Paris climate deal
Seeking a fair price for drugs
The WHO is working on finding a fair pricing model for medicines but will Big Pharma accept it?
Illegal and ignominious world of wildlife trafficking
Analysing the magnitude and international nature of illegal trade of Indian wildlife species
Sister Solar System and Earth's cousins
After discovering Earth-like planets in 2014 and 2015, the NASA took a step towards finding life outside our own solar system by discovering a …
Scientists are trying to bring back extinct animals from the dead, throwing open the Pandora's box
Do animals have a language, and hence a mind, of their own?
TPP has been trumped
Donald Trump's first priority is to withdraw the US from the Pacific Rim mega trade pact—and that's good news
In a Trump world, can Africa be great again?
Africa was a policy priority for previous three administrations—Clinton, Bush and Obama. But can US contribute to Africa’s growth …
Bet your brain
The market is flooded with brain boosters, even though there is little evidence to show for it
Dams proposed on five Chilean rivers scrapped
Chilean firm Endesa, which was to construct the dams, said it will work only on projects 'embraced by local communities'
266 years of changing climate
June 2016 was the second warmest June in satellite temperature records, according to a press release by the University of Alabama Huntsville (UAH).…
Octopuses are super-smart ... but are they conscious?
The idea of non-human consciousness raises a host of philosophical questions
This week in environment and science
Environment and science related updates from across the world
'Indigenous communities are key stakeholders in the climate change talks'
Ekai Nabenyo, 24, is the founder and chair of the Lorengelup Community Development Initiative, Kenya. An ethnic Turkana tribesman, he talks to …
Green Climate Fund approves eight projects at Zambia meet
Approved projects worth US$ 168 million
13 smarter ways to fight wildlife crime
Poachers will run out of luck with countries using these promising technological tools to detect wildlife crime and step up law enforcement
Ice Age heat waves might have killed mammoths, says study
Abrupt warming, which resembles the human-made global warming of today, may have driven the mammoths’ extinction
Collision recourse at CERN
Mammoth experiments are under way to test various theories of particle physics. The next stage of experiments is expected to help us understand …
One step forward, two steps back
The initial phase of UPA II witnessed prolific rule making, but this was not followed up with responsible governance
Coronavirus Update: After 4 mln cases in US Trump calls for putting on masks
Pandemic will worsen, US president thinks after 15 mln cases worldwide
Coronavirus update: Tamil Nadu to lock down Chennai, 3 other districts
ICMR distances itself from study suggesting November peak
COVID-19 cases in Africa double in just four days
A host of factors could imperil millions of lives on the continent, warns WHO
Call novel Coronavirus 'COVID-19', says WHO
Current outbreak's death rate in epicentre estimated at 18%; it was 10% globally for Sars in 2002-03
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