September 27, 2019

A theory from behavioral economics could have provided a better approach to tackling single-use plastics than an outright ban. So why did India not use it?

There is often a consideration of identity in most of what we do today, but at the same time, there is a lot that remains to be understood and identified. Here's a look at the subject from the eyes of Greek God Theseus.

The Narendra Modi led BJP government in India is pursuing a hardline stance against encryption and user privacy. A proposed set of changes would grant sweeping new powers to the Executive to censor content on platforms like WhatsApp and Facebook. Pallavi Khatri from Na...

July 31, 2019

Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes has called for breaking up the tech giant. Is this the opportune time to revisit the old debate concerning tech companies and their influence?

April 29, 2019

All you need to know about DDoS attacks and their impact on our computer networks in under 3 minutes.

April 29, 2019

Shalini Guleria explains an innovative method of curing cancer may now be developing - through antibiotics. Learn all about how it works.

Recent developments in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning point to the creation of machines that are more human-like. Does the desire for anthropomorphic machines come from an inherent human weakness? Francesco Ziveri explains.

A new technique to find resources without destroying Earth's climate has evolved. It involves mining asteroids for precious elements. Sounds like progress, but is it progress of the right kind? Aditya Tamar answers this question by employing the most fundamental of...

February 2, 2019

There is a new kind of terror in town, and it concerns your food plate, Saipriya Shahi explains.

February 2, 2019

Gene Editing is a revolutionary technology with limitless possibilities, but our present sensationalism might be doing it more harm than good. All you need to know about how the technology works and more. By Shalini Guleria, who is pursuing Tissue Engineering in New Ze...

January 31, 2019

Most of the data we see over the internet is being run through fiber optic cables running under the world's oceans. But that is about to change soon. Akshat Jain talks about a new age space race.

October 18, 2018

A new field of space research can finally crack the question of whether there is life outside the earth.

August 7, 2018

The first machine that considerably reduced human effort was the wheel. It has been a central feature in mankind’s progress. Recent technological advancements, however, might end up with a bitter side--unlike the wheel. Technological up-gradation like the technology to...

August 7, 2018

As Artificial Intelligence envelopes our lives, among the many sectors expected to enter a period of rapid transformation, is transportation. Increasing urbanization, rising incomes, influx of new technologies and the political economy of each of these changes will cau...

August 5, 2018

In a recent attempt by India to honour its commitments under the Paris Accord, tenders were up for bidding for construction of solar energy plants. This bid was won by Acme Solar – a joint venture between Acme an Indian developer, and SBG Cleantech – whose shareholders...

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