MK* A notion is widespread that humans use only ten percent of their brain power, and the brain can achieve unimaginable levels of wonders if one could use it to the full. In the...
MK* What is radiation? Is there too much unnatural radiation around us now? The notion that cellphones are harmful to humans seems to have arisen from the often-misunderstood word radiation....
MK* It is well known that living organisms behave in different ways during the day and at night. This looks like a habit acquired by them. However, at the...
Srinivasa Ramanujan was a legendary mathematician who did not have formal education beyond the matriculation, and whose theorems and conjectures are guiding complex modern computations.
MK* A possible asteroid collision comes up in the media now and then. An image of catastrophe is created in public minds in which a huge crater is created, the earth shakes, extreme climate...
Organic food production is literally much more full of muck (and that is good for nature) than the conventional one. Whether organic foods are healthier, however, is debatable. This piece tries to put together the available details...
MK* In our series “Myths Under the Lens” we publish articles scrutinizing subjects that agitate our minds. In this article, MK examines the perennially unresolved issue of extraterrestrial life.
Vaccines are being released against Coronavirus by many drug companies. There are many who doubt their efficacy or safety. Some have religious or ethical questions in mind. Let us clear the fog around Covid 19 vaccination.
MK* Ram Setu (also spelled Ram Sethu) or Adam’s Bridge has been in the news for many decades in India. Some Hindus see it as the bridge constructed by Lord Ram’s army when they...
MK* Are vaccines a solution to epidemics like COVID-19? For clarity, let us start with the concept of vaccination and how vaccines are developed. What actually is a...

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