It is one of the most well-researched, well-rounded history podcasts out there. In this podcast, Malcolm Gladwell (the author of several New York Times bestsellers) reinterprets events or people from the past. I don’t usually binge-listen to anything. But there are a few mini-series in the podcast that I listen to in one go. Though some of the periods discussed are far removed from the present day, I feel like I am going there. The topics range from war to music to race… In one of the episodes, the guy who was associated with the bombing of Hiroshima talks about his experiences. I think children should be encouraged to listen to podcasts like this one. … [Read more...] about History, science and more : Comedian Sundeep Rao lists his favourite podcasts
“Just as some species live in large groups while others are solitary, movement occurs away from a crowd in some species and towards it in some others. This pattern, termed as ‘density-dependent dispersal’, is central to our understanding of which life forms occur where,” says Prof. Dey. … [Read more...] about IISER team maps evolutionary dispersal patterns
Given the need to make testing facilities available to as many people as possible given the increasing Covid-19 cases, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) has got permissions from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to start tests. The lab will be operational by the second week of August. … [Read more...] about Ludhiana’s Guru Angad Dev Vet Varsity gets nod for Covid-19 testing
Zhang Boli, an academician with the Chinese Academy of Engineering, has been devoted to the study of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). He led the formulation of the TCM treatment protocol for COVID-19 patients and offered guidance on TCM treatment for COVID-19 patients. … [Read more...] about Recommended candidates for China’s highest state honors released for public opinions
He performed bhoomi pooja for a life sciences park, inaugurated metro tunnelling work and a Keonics building, apart from presiding over a function to mark one year of his government, all in a matter of four days. All these programmes were attended by a large swathe of people, raising red flags and a cause for concern. He also met Governor Vajubhai Vala on a courtesy call and felicitated Scientist Dr. K. Kasturirangan on Friday for the successful adoption of the National Education Programme by the union governmen. Given their age, they will now go into home quarantine and also be tested for COVID-19, sources in the government said. … [Read more...] about Did taking part in four public events in a week prove risky for CM Yediyurappa?