Friday, Dec 15, 2017 | Last Update : 09:21 PM IST

DIY guns may add to the problem of gun control even as the Las Vegas massacre demonstrated the extent of unlimited firearm ownership.

Back to life: Regeneration of the heart muscle

Researchers have developed a new modality of therapy which aims at reversing heart failure by getting the heart muscle to regenerate itself.

23 Oct 2017 1:38 AM

Die another day: Let’s Talk About Death Over Coffee?

Death Café is an initiative that urges people to create awareness of death, end-of-life-care over a simple cup of coffee.

23 Oct 2017 1:34 AM

Neuro nudge: Matter over mind

Scientists are inching towards ‘hacking’ the brain to control movement.

15 Oct 2017 2:26 AM

Runversation: Fernanda sets a Kilimanjaro record

On September 25, endurance runner Fernanda Maciel established a new female speed record on Mt Kilimanjaro.

15 Oct 2017 2:21 AM

Nature’s way: Back to bamboo

Bamboo and mud, which have lost their pre-eminent status as construction materials, are making a comeback. Albeit slowly.

15 Oct 2017 2:18 AM

Biopiracy: Right over Tibetan medicine

China tries to stake claim over Sowa Rigpa which has a significant Indian influence on the Tibetan medicine.

12 Oct 2017 6:50 AM

Grey matter: The brain’s exhaustive memory bank

Studies by scientists have shown in many ways that forced activation of ‘memory engram cells’ can result in recall of the memory.

12 Oct 2017 6:46 AM

Pet therapy: Pet power at work

Companies the world over are using animal power to reduce stress and help in staff retention.

12 Oct 2017 6:30 AM

Runversation: Tour of Giants, a race so beautiful in all its brutality

It’s the aptly named Tor des Geants (Tour of Giants) — a week-long ultra running race through Italy’s Aosta valley.

04 Oct 2017 2:16 AM