India  /  Published 09.08.21

Scientists offer clue to severe Covid

Calcutta scientists have discovered that immune system cells calibrate their responses to inflammation by chemically “talking” to each other. Their work provides fresh insights into the p...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

People  /  Published 05.08.21

Scientist Pulkit Kumar brings positive changes through inventions and approaches

A quote by Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam: "The youth need to be enabled to become job generators from job seekers" highlights the crucial role that youths play in the nation's development. G...
By ABP Digital Brand Studio

India  /  Published 25.06.21

Scientists: save islands from ruin

By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.21

Out of the scientist’s garden

Being a drug discovery scientist keeps busy, lockdown or no lockdown. But her favourite pastime, especially on weekends, is to spend time on the terrace, sipping tea and watching the sunset amidst the...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 07.05.21

Calcutta scientist in elite US club

A US-based immunologist, with family in Salt Lake, has just been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, a prestigious institution established under a charter signed by President Abraham Lincoln ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


India  /  Published 02.04.21

Covid second wave to peak mid-April: study

Scientists have predicted using a mathematical model that the ongoing second-wave of COVID-19 pandemic across the country could peak by mid-April, following which the infections may see a steep declin...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 22.02.21

Calcuttans decode loss of Mars atmosphere

“But these simulations provide insights into the beautiful physics of the process,” Nandi said. The study by Nandi and Arnab Basak, a post-doctoral scientist, both at the Centre for Excel...
By G S Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.02.21

Oldest DNA bares mammoth surprise

The study, published on Wednesday in the journal Nature, has also suggested that the Columbian mammoth was a hybrid — around half of its genome came from the woolly mammoth, the other half from ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.01.21

Known good: efficacy of Covid vaccines

The need for inoculation against Covid-19 as soon as possible cannot be denied. But no vaccine should be administered without the recipient’s trust and conviction that are based on full informat...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 04.10.20

What you see, what you can’t

By Sankarshan Thakur


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