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August 28, 2023 M.S.Raghunathan, G. Rajasekaran Subaltern Science in the South
July 31, 2023 PARTHA P. MAJUMDER How science academies can enhance scientific temper in India
March 15, 2023 Sumit Bhaduri Ideology of power and the Power of ideology
March 13, 2023 Durgadas P. Kasbekar Applying Occam's razor in molecular biology
March 4, 2022 Shahid Jameel, Vijay Chandru Why do we need data science and statistics to count deaths during a pandemic
March 4, 2022 Sumit Bhaduri Science predicts, history repeats
February 4, 2022 Partha Majumder A threat to autonomy and research
February 4, 2022 Partha Majumder A Terrible Bargain
September 25, 2021 K. Kasturirangan Liberal Education - A 21st Century Imperative
July 16, 2021 Sumit Bhaduri Numbers of Science and Ideology
July 10, 2021 Partha P. Majumder The Disciplined Nature of Science
June 29, 2021 Durgadas Kasbekar Homozygosity Runs in our DNA
May 10, 2021 Praveen Chaddah Waiver of Patent Rights
April 19, 2021 Partha P. Majumder Why this surge?
April 19, 2021 Praveen Chaddah Clear transparent plastics − Why does a glass form?
April 19, 2021 Yogita K. Adlakha Are our children physically and emotionally fit?
March 27, 2021 A.K.Susheela (INDIA S&T @ 75; Article-2) “Endemic Fluorosis” in British India and how it was addressed by Independent India
March 23, 2021 Partha P. Majumder (INDIA S&T @ 75; Article-1) Behave appropriately and celebrate science
March 9, 2021 Yogita K Adlakha Covid-19, Social Isolation and Cognitive Decline
December 23, 2020 PARTHA P MAJUMDER Watch out for retractions
December 3, 2020 N VISWANADHAM Orchestrating the World’s Largest Covid-19 Vaccinations in India
November 26, 2020 Durgadas P. Kasbekar Our understanding of a fatal human genetic disorder stands on the shoulders of humbler mould research
September 12, 2020 Sumit Bhaduri The 2020 PPP: Profit, Politics , and Pandemic
August 3, 2020 Anuradha Lohia A short history of education for women in India
June 8, 2020 S. C. Lakhotia Are semester system, ‘smart’ classrooms and online teaching serving the purpose?
June 6, 2020 Ramakrishna Ramaswamy Critical thinking, scientific temper and the role of the scientific community
May 29, 2020 Praveen Chaddah Preventing Phase Transitions: the transition to the epidemic phase
May 24, 2020 V. S. Ramamurthy and D. K. Srivastava MANAGING PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS (With specific reference to the global pandemic, COVID-19)
May 20, 2020 Syamal Roy “Paradise lost” as many unknowns to be known to ensure “paradise regained” for Covid-19
May 19, 2020 Abhaya Indrayan CoViD-19 Set to Become Necessary Evil Like Road Injuries
May 18, 2020 Partha P. Majumder Fear and Stigma in the Time of COVID-19
May 8, 2020 M.G. Deo Corona Control in India – The Facts

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