… but with just Rs 2,000 cr for the new health spend buffer, this is nowhere close to what is needed to improve healthcare access.
Budget gives a big push to research. Treatment of school education gets a fundamental rethink.
Climate change could mean no more chocolate in 40 years, unless ongoing gene-editing efforts are able to make the cacao plant resistant to climate change effects.
That towering philosopher of ancient Greece, Socrates, had this to say of marriage: By all means marry. If you get a good partner, you will be happy; if you get a bad one, you will become a philosopher.
Most would baulk at the idea of having a machine reset what they are feeling, especially if it is embedded in the brain.
The recent derailing incidents put the focus on ensuring track safety.some that arenft past even 25% of their lifespan are showing fractures. But after the Elphinstone Road tragedy in Mumbai, the focus must be widened to ensuring safety standards for all Railways infrastructure.
A decade ago, the malaria research community was stung by the discovery that a strain of the malaria parasite found in western Cambodia had developed resistance to artemisinin.
Firecrackers ban in Delhi-NCR: Pollution does spike in Diwali but it is very high at other times as well and, as yet, little action has been taken on this.
After all the doomsday talk on climate change, what if someone told you that the situation is still gloomy but not bleak as we have believed for some years now?
Between central government excise duties and state VATs, taxes in Delhi comprise around 52% of the retail price of petrol and around 44% in the case of diesel.
One of the plot points in Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged is the invention of an alloy far stronger, durable and lighter than steel called “Rearden metal”, named after Hank Rearden, the fictional industrialist who invents it in the novel.
With the government’s understanding of the pharma industry so wrong, not surprising draft policy is so flawed
A robot checks for toxicity from algal blooms stationed 18-ft under the water surface.
In a face-to-face conversation, you end up saying more in subtle gestures, tics, and shifting of pose than you do in words. Unfortunately, most of us would likely miss most of these cues.
Stents have for some months now been put under a price-control regime. Thanks to this, there has been little to no attention on the technological advancements.
The members of The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists’ Science and Security Board have reset the Doomsday Clock, an analogy for the threat of future global catastrophe that could wipe out humans, to two and a half minutes from midnight
Everyday, the envelope is being pushed a little bit further on what artificial intelligence (AI) will eventually be like.
Even Supreme Court has cautioned against such casual use of the sedition law
The proposed higher education regulation framework needs to overcome the many shortcomings of its predecessors, that too in a changed regulatory context.
A minor planet has been named after a Bengaluru student. What are the rules behind such nomenclature?
Electrical impulses to suppress your reasoning faculties could get your creative juices flowing
Long before we learn anything, we learn to process and recognise faces. At as early as four months, a Stanford research shows, infants’ brains do this with near-adult competence.
If it affects quality and makes pharma cos wary of entering the market, it would have done more harm than good.
The defining trope across vampire mythologies is that these ageless and immortal creatures of the night must live off the blood of the living.
Businessman Vijay MALLya’s short-lived arrest—he managed to secure bail within hours—in London on Tuesday sparked hopes of his extradition here in India.
Towards the end of February, a study published in the British Medical Journal generated a lot of buzz. A review of 204 earlier works on the subject, it found that obesity is strongly linked to 11 different cancers.
Though some measures could encourage compliance, Budget 2017 does nothing to change the fact that the top rate kicks in early