Science & Technology

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 National Law School of India University, Bangalore, explains the proposed changes.

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 human traits - logical deduction.

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