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| Monday, March 20, 2017 |

Knowhow

Paddy perfect

Rising sea water will not be able to destroy arable land anymore; scientists have engineered a rice variety that can grow even in the Sundarbans. Paromita Sen reports 

Forget a tsunami, each time a cyclone hits the Sunderbans, the paddy fields are inundated with sea water. Why just the Sunderbans, this is the case right down the coast of eastern India from West Bengal to Tamil Nadu. All the cultivated land... | Read»


Para dropped

Nasa successfully tested the Orion spacecraft parachutes at Arizona, US, recently. The test, which dropped an Orion engineering model from an aircraft at 25,000 feet, simulated the descent astronauts might experience if they have to abort a... | Read»


Hacked? Know where to look

#TechTonic / Surit Doss

I suspect that my email account has been compromised. Is there a way to find out if it actually has? | Read»


Mad? What lunacy!

Chronic illnesses come in many forms - arthritis, hypertension, diabetes, kidney failure - requiring a lifetime of regular medication. No one feels ashamed to admit that he or she suffers from these diseases. Mental illness, on the other hand, is... | Read»