Category Archives: Sci-Tech (The Hindu)

India needs to talk about mental illness – The Hindu (Aug 23, 2016)

India needs to talk about mental illness – The Hindu (Aug 23, 2016) At least 13.7 per cent of India’s general population has various mental disorders;…For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here with permission. Courtesy: The … Continue reading

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Shocking levels of pollution in India, China: Astronaut Kelly – The Hindu (Oct 22, 2016)

Shocking levels of pollution in India, China: Astronaut Kelly – The Hindu (Oct 22, 2016) Astronaut Scott Kelly, who has the distinction of having spent a year in the space, has said that the level of pollution in China and … Continue reading

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IIT Bombay researchers a step closer to treating Parkinson’s disease – The Hindu (Oct 17, 2016)

IIT Bombay researchers a step closer to treating Parkinson’s disease – The Hindu (Oct 17, 2016) Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT B) have taken the first successful step at regenerating neurons in a Parkinson mouse model … Continue reading

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Now, healing with ‘qualified’ quacks – The Hindu (Oct 09, 2016)

Now, healing with ‘qualified’ quacks – The Hindu (Oct 09, 2016) In West Bengal, nearly 3,000 quacks — informal health-care providers with no formal medical education — are to be trained for six months. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. … Continue reading

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‘Prepared to die? Then you can be Mars candidate’ – The Hindu (Sep 28, 2016)

‘Prepared to die? Then you can be Mars candidate’ – The Hindu (Sep 28, 2016) SpaceX founder Elon Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying en masse to Mars well within the next century. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Courtesy: … Continue reading

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One-dollar labs for the ‘citizen scientist’ – The Hindu (Sep 25, 2016)

One-dollar labs for the ‘citizen scientist’ – The Hindu (Sep 25, 2016) Frugality, crafting inexpensive knock-offs and making do with little may be the ethos of India’s pharmaceutical industry, its manufacturing sector and the spirit with which our scientists conduct … Continue reading

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