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Organ Transplantation and the Culture of Alienability of the Female Body
August 5, 2015, Comments Off

This is a guest post by Jinal Dadiya (BCL Candidate at Exeter College, Oxford University) Despite an internationally fel ...

Knowingly poisoning its own people
February 7, 2013, 3 Comments

India’s response to the ill-effects of a toxic pesticide has been slow and inadequate Endosulfan, a pesticide, has bee ...

Science in India: Moon shot or bust?
March 1, 2012, 5 Comments

This week’s issue of Science has a special set of articles on science in India which highlights both the pitfalls ...

Fraud in a glass of wine: The case of Dipak Das
February 15, 2012, 1 Comment

One of the biggest stories in biomedical research during the last decade has been the discovery that certain molecules c ...

Science Critical Digest: 19.12.11
December 19, 2011, Comments Off

1.  A research group at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory has published a paper in Science, where they describe ...

Science Critical Digest: 6.12.11
December 6, 2011, Comments Off

The Critical Digest Week 1: (28.11.11- 4.12.11)

Einstein and God. Let’s put this behind us shall we?
July 9, 2011, 2 Comments

I write this in response to all those who quote Einstein when they are faced with a science v/s religion dilemma. Misquo ...

Peter Thiel’s 20 under 20 program
June 12, 2011, Comments Off

Peter Thiel's 20 under 20 program gives $100,000 scholarships to students to stop out of college and pursue their scienc ...

Time to make science popularization popular
June 3, 2011, 6 Comments

Back when I was in college, “science popularization” was a dirty phrase. Popularizing science was considered ...

Public attitude to science
Indian Public’s Attitude to Science?
May 21, 2011, 1 Comment

The UK public values science and is interested in finding out about it, with two-thirds agreeing that knowing about scie ...