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Herd Immunity and Pandemics – Solution to COVID-19 Crisis?

During the current pandemic, we often hear the term herd immunity. What is Herd Immunity, you ask? Herd immunity is "resistance against...

Seasonal Affective Disorder – SAD

The Indian subcontinent lies right above the equator with the tropic of cancer stabbing right through 8 of its states. This...

Bipedalism – Evolution to Modern Day Walking

-ByAbhijeet MahatoIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur There is a collection of involuntary actions that our body carries out without...

Beat-Boxing and Science

In this modern world of music industry and passion an entirely new tread of Beat-Boxing is at a swift rise. In recent years...

The Health Language of our Tongue

All of us have visited a general physician several times or at least once. There were two most interesting events for me...

Why Do Males Need Females?

Best science starts with simplest questions which no one bothered to answer as they seemed too obvious. When mammals...

Hisss…. Venom Kills

When we think of natural selection and evolution, we think of animals chasing each other... competing to be fast and to be...

Pervading Darkness

-By Vishal SinghCentre for Excellence in Basic Sciences, Mumbai Imagine the era when eyes were yet...

The Mid-Air Tussle

There is a constant struggle for existence going on all around us. In this world, running on the principle of eat or...

The Genomic Dust

When life was in its early stages,  trying every possible conformation, with every possible means available, nature soon figured out a way...

Why Are Flowers Brightly Colored ?

Karl von Frisch, a Nobel Laureate, one of the founding fathers of Ethology, in the second instalment of the series on how...

Goosebumps : What’s the Science behind it?

If you feel a sudden, uncontrollable chill when you’re afraid, cold or emotional, why do you get goosebumps? Ever thought of that? This is...
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