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The final frontier

CHEER any Indian leader who takes on the taboo of public hygiene, one of the country’s great problems. Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, says …

India

The incorporated woman

FACEBOOK, Amazon, Twitter and a host of other big companies in today’s “data-driven economy” share one thing in common: they make a living from …

Indian court asked to rule on whether Hindu guru dead or meditating

Indian court has been asked to rule on whether a revered Hindu guru is dead or alive – and whether it is a matter of religious faith or scientific fact<p>The family and followers of one of India's wealthiest Hindu spiritual leaders are fighting a legal battle over whether he is dead or simply in a …

Adani’s $4.1 Billion Wealth Surge in 8 Months Fuels Attacks

Indian billionaire Gautam Adani’s wealth has tripled since Narendra Modi became the top opposition party’s prime minister pick eight months ago, …

25 Creative Packaging Designs That Practically Sell Themselves

We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece …

RIL serves legal notice on ‘Gas Wars’ authors

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has served a legal notice on the authors of the book <i>Gas Wars—Crony Capitalism and the Ambanis</i> for allegedly defaming …

Is India About to Abandon Its No-First Use Nuclear Doctrine?

The presumed next Indian government could drop India’s no-first use (NFU) nuclear doctrine, if its new election manifesto is any guide.<p>Ahead of the …

Map Of The Developing Human Brain Shows Where Problems Begin

A high-resolution map of the human brain in utero is providing hints about the origins of brain disorders including schizophrenia and autism.<p>The map shows where genes are turned on and off throughout the entire brain at about the midpoint of pregnancy, a time when critical structures are taking …

13 superfoods that can improve your life

These dietary dynamos fight everything from cholesterol to cancer, helping you live a longer, healthier life.<p>Not all foods were created equal — some …

Nutrition

How Spritz Redesigned Reading, Letting You Scan 1,000 Words A Minute

And you thought you were too busy for War and Peace.<p>When we read, our eyes move across a page or a screen to digest the words. All of that eye movement slows us down, but a new technology called Spritz claims to have figured out a way to turn us into speed-readers. By flashing words onto a single …

Harry Potter

Stained Glass Windows That Double As Solar Panels

Transparent, colorful cells could decorate, and power, churches one day.<p>Solar panels usually get placed somewhere in the sun, but out of sight. Rooftops, deserts, mausoleums. But what if they were so beautiful we wanted to put them everywhere?<p>That could happen! Maybe. We've at least got the …

Stained Glass

The Indian sanitary pad revolutionary

<b>A school dropout from a poor family in southern India has revolutionised menstrual health for rural women in developing countries by inventing a simple machine they can use to make cheap sanitary pads.</b><p>Arunachalam Muruganantham's invention came at great personal cost - he nearly lost his family, his …

Uttar Pradesh

The enemy within

BUSINESS has always been plagued by fraud: witness the South Sea Company in the 1710s (which enveloped the British economy in a giant bubble) or …

Mark Zuckerberg

A Waterwheel That Picks Up Floating Trash

Down, dirty, and wet<p>This spring, Baltimore’s Inner Harbor will become home to the first permanent waterwheel-powered trash interceptor. With energy from the Jones Falls River current and solar panels, the floating device sweeps litter up a conveyor belt and straight into a Dumpster for easy …

Pollution