Priyanka Pulla

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School for Politicians

A civic leadership incubator programme in Bangalore attempts to teach future political leaders skills of governance. Priyanka Pulla attends a session to find out what it takes to educate a politician

Our Basic Bug Instinct

Modern diseases such as asthma, diabetes and Alzheimer’s are linked to changes in the hundred trillion odd microbes residing in our bodies. Excessive hygiene, antibiotics and our diets are to blame for these changes

The Battle against Ageing

Early-stage research shows that lifestyle changes and certain chemicals can turn back cellular ageing, but the pill of youth is still many years away

Ignobel Indians

Several Indians have collected Ig Nobel prizes over the years, awarded for seemingly ridiculous scientific research