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Why your mind wanders

Why your mind wanders

Johann Hari awakens us to an epidemic of stolen attention, and  puts us on a programme of de-addiction from the 'behavioural cocaine'.
Reading between the lines

Reading between the lines

An introduction to how writing systems are born, spread, go into disuse, and are deciphered.
Jobs for the boys

Jobs for the boys

As the gig economy gains momentum, India may find itself sitting on a policy tinderbox that needs fixing.
Why geometry is gorgeous

Why geometry is gorgeous

Jordan Ellenberg opens our eyes to the joyous geometry of everyday things, and offers us new ways of looking at the world.

Death in the air

Death in the air

A humanistic perspective of the challenges posed by TB, a global killer that is more lethal than COVID-19.
Pairing up

Pairing up

An insightful book argues that technology and science are inseparably related, and that revolutions are created by the two acting as one.
The many wonders of life

The many wonders of life

Raghuveer Parthasarathy's book has as much thought-provoking material for the practising scientist as it does for the lay reader.
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