Why Is the Giraffe’s Neck So Long?

Shail Desai

The big and small questions of the natural world

The Tyranny of Coronaphobia

I am concerned that the majority of people can be successfully terrorised into surrendering their individual freedoms, says Ramesh Thakur

Back to School

NEP 2020 rightly puts emphasis on mathematical training, the weakest link in learning in Indian schools

Pious Frauds?

How credentialled elites distort science

The Novel Virus

Lawrence Wright’s new thriller shows with chilling prescience how the world will reckon with a pandemic

Dead Ends and Blind Alleys

SD Tucker chronicles the strangest scientific experiments from the wreckage of history

The Gods that Failed

Science and technology in the time of coronavirus

Scientist as Socialist

Samanth Subramanian portrays the many lives of JBS Haldane to perfection

Vivekananda: The Double Helix

No one else combined the inter-faith and the science-religion dialogues as Vivekananda did

Runs in the Family

A collaborative photo book looks at an immigrant scientist’s images through his son’s eyes


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