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On a laboratory table-top in Mumbai, a high power laser beam strikes an aluminium-coated glass sheet, heating a tiny spot to several million degrees Centigrade, liberating electrons from the aluminium atoms, and producing the state of matter called plasma. The laser’s high energy kicks the ele...  | Read.. 
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My formative years were spent in a Jesuit institution in Darjeeling. It was under the tutelage of Jesuits that I developed an interest in all things educational. I remember not only learning to grapple with the intricacies of different subjects but a ...  | Read.. 
Reading the hand
Praying Hands is a famous pen-and-ink drawing by Albrecht Dürer. A close look at the drawing makes several medical assumptions possib ...  | Read..