Early Sex

The planet’s first acts of copulation, discovered in an ancient species of fish, were performed sideways

29 October 2014
Apple Pay - The next stage in smartphone evolution

Money in currency form might also disappear in the future, replaced by the phone or other wearable technologies like watches or glasses

22 October 2014
Art and Gender

Men and women view art differently. So says a new study

21 October 2014
The Indian Super League

ISL has reportedly trounced the IPL with respect to fees paid to marquee players, with Italian striker Alessandro Del Piero securing Rs 11 crore

16 October 2014
After We Die

A study of the near-death experiences of people who suffered cardiac arrests points to a possible afterlife

15 October 2014
Physics Nobel Prize for LEDs

LEDs use semiconductor materials and very little energy is lost to heat. The result is a lifespan of about 100 times that of an incandescent light

10 October 2014
Can a Baby Look like the Mother’s Ex?

The offspring of fruit flies exhibit such a phenomenon

10 October 2014
Ello, the all new ‘private’ social networking website

The sudden interest in Ello might be caused by a Facebook crackdown on drag queens in San Francisco for not using real names

01 October 2014
Female Dominance

How women outnumbered men and contributed more to the genetic structure of modern humans

30 September 2014
Whopping Infosys pay hike

Nearly 300 executives in the $8.2 billion infotech services company are expected to see substantial salary increases

25 September 2014


Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is a member of Rajya Sabha and the author of several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.


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