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Vijay Mantri, an IAS officer now, says running gave him a sense of freedom as a student.

Smell the disease

The theory that diseases can be detected through the breath dates back to 2,400 years ago.

27 Nov 2017 2:34 AM

Conversation: Gandhi story, by his shadow

Before joining Gandhi’s ashram, Kalyanam worked in a British office as a budget assistant.

27 Nov 2017 2:28 AM

Future perfect: Time we took to flying cars

Government resistance may also scupper the development of technology for use in the country.

19 Nov 2017 2:26 AM

Runversation: Marathoner who first ran for health

A routine health check revealed to Lokesh Kumar Meena that all was not good.

19 Nov 2017 2:23 AM

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Conversation: What’s the good word?

The words we use, whether written or spoken, offer a peek into our personality, a fact that has been proved by research.

19 Nov 2017 2:19 AM

Dramatic life: All the world is their stage

Nireeksha Women’s Theatre was born out of the observation that women in Kerala did not dance or sing as visibly as women in other states.

13 Nov 2017 1:52 AM

Digital world: AI creates jobs, more products

Current day manufacturing covers a wide spectrum of industries — crafts, processed food, textiles, pharma, medical devices etc.

13 Nov 2017 1:41 AM

Web side story: The good and bad of the deep dark net

Using Bitcoin as currency allows these markets to supply their customers with everything, from drugs to weapons, anonymously.

13 Nov 2017 1:37 AM

Urban blight: How KCR can have his Vaastu and leave Bison Polo Ground alone

It’s not just KCR; everybody here who is a somebody, or for the present a nobody, has come under the thrall of Vaastu Shastra.

05 Nov 2017 2:29 AM

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Runversation: A heart for the Ironman race

Kaustubh Radkar is the poster boy of Ironman in India. Having begun his triathlon journey when the sport was unheard of in India.

05 Nov 2017 2:23 AM

Life story: In letter and spirit

The Reading Room invites people to read out letters with the aim of “bringing back the idea of sharing & experiencing the diverse world of letters”.

05 Nov 2017 2:19 AM

Breach fears: How safe is Aadhaar data?

The great fear is that the sensitive data on almost all Indians is being kept by a public sector organisation.

29 Oct 2017 2:17 AM

Materials matter: Science that impacts society

We though nano electronics would have been the biggest, but now we find its nano medicine or regenerative engineering.

29 Oct 2017 2:13 AM

Break the mould: A brightly hued gooey tale

Slime, a squishy material that people love to poke, is trending globally.

29 Oct 2017 2:08 AM

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Over a barrel: Frightful scenario of ghost guns

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

23 Oct 2017 1:40 AM

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

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