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Humans could teleport themselves to exotic locations, scientists are talking only about sending the state of a single particle.

Artificial intelligence: Future perfect, future tense

Experts and tech entrepreneurs hold diametrically opposite views on potential and threat of artificial intelligence.

31 Aug 2017 3:32 AM

Get physical: Quantum teleportation into the orbit is a reality

The teleported quantum state from photon 1 to photon 3 is further transmitted to the satellite using a transmitting telescope with narrow divergence.

27 Aug 2017 2:29 AM

Cell wise: Storing movies in bacteria

CRISPR technology converts bacteria into a hard disk in which information can be stored.

27 Aug 2017 2:24 AM

Bot chat: AI— future perfect, future tense

Experts and tech entrepreneurs hold diametrically opposite views on potential and threat of artificial intelligence.

27 Aug 2017 2:19 AM


Runversation: Running the Sahara

Sridhar Venkatesh recounts this soul-destroying run.

24 Aug 2017 7:32 AM

Net effect: Twitterati, a dangerous minority

Even in India, Twitter has been credited with playing an influential role in the BJP’s win in the 2014 General Election.

24 Aug 2017 7:19 AM

Speed kings: Migrants power a boat race

It was 64 years ago the seed of annual NTBR was sowed after Jawaharlal Nehru’s debut visit to Alappuzha.

24 Aug 2017 7:14 AM

Conservation: Why Nilgai, Wild boar are vermin

The proliferation of nilgai and wild boar is now endangering other wildlife.

14 Aug 2017 2:15 AM

Food cure: How sambar can prevent colon cancer

Sambar is not spicy, doesn’t affect the intestine lining and stops the development of carcinogen.

14 Aug 2017 2:11 AM


Good earth: Climate apocalypse not far away

Humankind is apparently way over the line with regard to climate change.

14 Aug 2017 2:08 AM

Holy cow: Meet the new Indian Idol

Cow dung has been considered sacred since time immemorial.

06 Aug 2017 2:25 AM

Body matters: New insights into the world of pain

The standard way that all medical students are taught, is that we respond to an acute noxious stimulus by withdrawing from contact with it.

06 Aug 2017 2:19 AM

Cryptic clue: The Nizam’s secret telegram— text, subtext and context

Last week, readers of DC got a chance to see a secret telegram sent in cipher by the Nizam.

06 Aug 2017 2:13 AM

Runversation: Samir’s feat to test limit of human endurance

Individuals who possess greater levels of self-belief are more willing to expend effort in the pursuit of their goals.

30 Jul 2017 2:30 AM


Deadly mix: Brewing faecal bacteria in your coffee cup?

In fact, 92 per cent of ice samples collected by the BMC from street vendors across Mumbai were found to be contaminated.

30 Jul 2017 2:26 AM

Line of duty: Free rations necessary

Ration allowance in lieu of rations for armed forces in peace areas will have a demoralising effect.

30 Jul 2017 2:17 AM

Cryptic clue: Crack the Nizam’s code

Fast forward to the time just before September of 1948, when Police Action in Hyderabad ended the Nizam’s brief independence.

30 Jul 2017 2:12 AM

A different timber: The Songs of trees

Every tree has its own rain sound. The big tough leaves of some plants have a deeper bass note than the light snap drum of the smaller leaves.

24 Jul 2017 2:00 AM

Train of thought: Progressive track

With its green, gender and worker-friendly ways of doing things, Kochi Metro is not just an infrastructure project but a change agent.

24 Jul 2017 1:56 AM