India  /  Published 07.05.19

Missing from science, the 3Cs: Bikash Sinha

Professor Bikash Sinha, a former director of the Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics and also of the Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, questions the current scientific establishment’s “alliance” w...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 08.04.19

Scientists speak up: The BJP should be proud

One of the most striking achievements of the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party government, which, surprisingly, it has missed boasting about, is its success in having brought scientists down fr...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.19

Study links booze and chase to jumbo rage

A 10-year study of elephant attacks on humans in three north Bengal districts has revealed half of the incidents occurred after dusk when victims were returning home or were drunk and chasing elephant...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Science  /  Published 26.02.20

Animal that doesn't survive on oxygen discovered

Scientists have discovered an animal that does not need oxygen to produce energy needed for its survival, a finding  that changes one of science's assumptions about the animal world. The tiny, ...

India  /  Published 19.02.20

Appeal to flush out dungology

Over 110 scientists on Wednesday appealed to the science and technology ministry to withdraw its offer to fund research to pinpoint ingredients in cow dung, urine and milk for use in medicines, toothp...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


Science  /  Published 24.03.19

That’s the trick

It was not the most ominous sign of health trouble, just a nosebleed that would not stop. So in February 2017, Michael Schaffer, who is 60 and lives near Pittsburgh, went first to a local emergency ro...
By Gina Kolata & NYTNS

Science  /  Published 22.05.19

Scientists break superconductivity record

Scientists have observed superconductivity — or zero resistance to electricity — in a material cooled to 250 Kelvin, or minus 23°C, the highest superconducting temperature achieved since the disc...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.03.19

Salary crisis? Take it from cancer hospital

A temporary salary scare at multiple scientific institutions across India earlier this month resulted from a deeper “budget crisis” faced by the department of atomic energy, which eventually tappe...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.03.20

Wife’s clinic pays for spouse’s CAA views

The Uttar Pradesh government has been accused of raiding and shutting down an Allahabad-based ultrasound clinic run by a doctor whose husband had joined a campaign against the amended citizenship law....
By G.S. Mudur and Piyush Srivastava in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.04.19

By Ganesha! Surgical strike on science

Members of India’s scientific community are worried about what they view as a two-pronged assault on science under the Narendra Modi government, marked by efforts to prop up mythology as science and...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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