Category Archives: Science

Plotting Climate Change and Diarrhoea in Varanasi

Nidhi Singh, a researcher at Banaras Hindu University, wants to provide evidence on the link between climate change and the increase in vector-borne and other diseases in Varanasi. When I first arrived at the massive Banaras Hindu University (BHU), passing through its many temple-like faculty buildings, … Continue reading

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High Voltage Purification . . .

Science of Surprises!! — Shabab Khan toiskvns@gmail.com Researchers have developed a system that uses an electric shockwave to extract salt and other impurities out of salty or contaminated water, and say it could be scaled up for use in desalination … Continue reading

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Who Owns the Space?

US has decided to mine fast moving asteroids for minerals, specially uranium and plutonium. Continue reading

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Saryu, Ganga & Yamuna| Immersion Aftermath

[ This is what we do not see. Holy River is suffering. ] — Shabab Khan The verdict of Allahabad High Court forced the Hindu Masses to dispense the Durga Idol in any one of the two ponds dug out … Continue reading

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Topology of Human Eyes!

©SCIENCE OF SURPRISES! The human eye is optimised to have good colour vision at day and high sensitivity at night. But until recently it seemed as if the cells in the retina were wired the wrong way round, with light … Continue reading

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Killing the Immortal Devil !

©SCIENCE OF SURPRISES! –– This is part of the on-going series on latest development, research, innovation in worldwide science scenario. Scientific Science ––– “to all those in suitable conditions must remember that Death is Imminent.” “This guy turned plastic back … Continue reading

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INTERPLAY !!

––– Already heard a lot what humans’ eyes can do? But, below is what you still need to know. “Moral decisions can be manipulated by eye tracking.” SCIENCE OF SURPRISES: –– It used to be quite enigmatic. Now, it speaks … Continue reading

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Incredibly Strong !!

––Strongest Natural Material Scientists discover yet another strongest known natural material in the world. Science of Surprises Spider silk is pretty amazing. It has the tensile strength of a high-grade steel alloy, and about half that of the synthetic woven … Continue reading

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Stop! Sky is Falling.

Is it better to walk or run in the rain? Science of Surprises!! You’ve forgotten your umbrella and it’s suddenly started pouring outside. Do you run and spend less time in the rain, but get hit by more raindrops on … Continue reading

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Just a Matter of Line!

Science of Surprises !! We, in India, spend good part of our life for what we call education, and we are also aware that most of the Indians study conventional subjects which is just not enough to get even a … Continue reading

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