Science

  • Little India Desk |July 20, 2018

    Meghalayan Age: Latest Era in Earth’s History Named After Indian State

    The last 4,200 years have been classified by geologists as a new distinct age in Earth’s history, called the “Meghalayan Age,” named after the northeastern Indian state.

  • Ari Altstedter |July 6, 2018

    The Startups Waging War Against Superbugs

    India has few weapons to fight infection after years of poorly controlled antibiotic use in humans and animals.

  • Patricia R. Olsen |July 3, 2018

    A Scientist With a Deep Love of Textile Mills

    Indian-origin scientist Samit Chevli explores ways to bring eco-efficient products, partially derived from renewable resources like corn or...

  • Little India Desk |June 16, 2018

    Climate Hampers Thinking Ability of Indians, Albert Einstein Wrote in Journal

    Einstein observed that Indians were “biologically inferior” in his diary entries written in 1922.

  • Little India Desk |May 29, 2018

    Economists Use Night Lights to Measure Income Divergence in India

    About 380 districts in 12 Indian states are on average just a fifth as bright as Mumbai and Bengaluru, data generated by economists Praveen Chakravarty and Vivek Dehejia using night light images shows.

  • Little India Desk |May 24, 2018

    Indian Neurosurgeons Decode Biomechanics Behind Michael Jackson’s Dance Move

    Indian neurosurgeons from PGI Chandigarh have published a paper on Michael Jackson's gravity-defying dance move in the 1988 music video, Smooth Criminal.

  • Little India Desk |May 13, 2018

    Over 4 Lakh Indian Students Got Job Authorization in U.S: Pew Report

    Indians were the largest group of foreign graduate students to benefit from optional training program (OPT) between 2004 and 2016, according to Pew report.