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Shame: the Nehru Papers are still inaccessible to most Indian scholars and researchers


12 Nov 2014 | BY Sunil Raman

Men are 11 centimetres taller than they were 100 years ago


9 Sep 2013

Dalrymple’s book is well researched, but that still doesn’t mean we take his account at face value


28 Mar 2013 | BY Hartosh Singh Bal

Ramachandra Guha on the thrills of research, the insecurity of academics and their love of jargon, and why he doesn’t take holidays


6 May 2012 | BY Vaibhav Vats

Large dinosaurs would need to have eaten for 30 hours a day. How then did they manage to get so big?


20 May 2010 | BY Hartosh Singh Bal

Dreams of a task being learnt improve performance, suggesting that they may be by-products of memory processing.


28 Apr 2010 | BY Hartosh Singh Bal

Shankar Vedantam on how subconscious prejudices influence stock markets and create suicide bombers.


17 Mar 2010 | BY Pramila N. Phatarphekar

Hollywood films increasingly use shot lengths of a particular pattern that best holds our attention.


4 Mar 2010 | BY Hartosh Singh Bal

Professor T Padmanabhan on the work for which he was awarded the 2009 Infosys Prize for the Physical Sciences.


11 Feb 2010 | BY Hartosh Singh Bal

A group of art students learnt synthetic biology to reproduce the smell of rain in a lab. They nearly did it.


5 Jan 2010 | BY Madhavankutty Pillai
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