How old is your hearing?

If you ever wondered how old your body really is, here is a great way to find out. As you know the ear is a marvelous bio engineering marvel. As your age advances changes occur in the hearing parameters. The rate at which our bodies age is a matter of intense interest to all, andContinue reading “How old is your hearing?”

Evolving controversy

Evolution theory. It has been a subject close to my heart for many years. Why is it controversial now? For starters, recently [first week of Jan 2018] in India Union minister Satya Pal Singh , who is the minister of state for human resource development had stoked a controversy saying that our ancestors have nowhere mentionedContinue reading “Evolving controversy”

Hackers, Cyberattack and other random processes

Researchers at Lancaster University, UK have taken a hint from the way the human lungs and heart constantly communicate with each other, to devise an innovative, highly flexible encryption algorithm that they claim can’t be broken using the traditional methods of cyberattack. Information can be encrypted with an array of different algorithms, but the questionContinue reading “Hackers, Cyberattack and other random processes”

Choosing between a Smart or a Green city?

I asked a few people, including myself, to imagine what a smart city would be like for those of us living in 2016: It should take us from point A to B in the shortest time possible, automatically deciding for us which route to take. It should provide free and fast internet either wired orContinue reading “Choosing between a Smart or a Green city?”

This hyper dimensional being who stepped into our world

People have varied languages, beliefs and physical features. So much diversity even in the same country or even state. Yet there is one belief that seems to be common to people all over the world. Guess what it is? Yes, a belief in the existence of a being outside their dimension, who has supernatural powers,Continue reading “This hyper dimensional being who stepped into our world”

Funny Science

I couldn’t stop laughing at Ashish Shakya’s tongue-in-cheek writing about the scientific advancements of our ancestors in India being proclaimed at the Indian Science Congress 2015: This humour column was written 7,000 years ago! IF THE PILOTS IN ANCIENT INDIA GOT BORED OF FLYING DOMESTIC, THEY COULD CHOOSE TO GO FOR AN INTERPLANETARY SPIN LikeContinue reading “Funny Science”

My blog in 2014 in review

This may be the first post that I am writing without myself as the author! The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for my blog. 🙂 Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 7,300 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subwayContinue reading “My blog in 2014 in review”