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Mumbai | Jul 1, 2022
Studying cognitive health in older adults: lessons from an ongoing all-India survey

Large pan-India studies show that exercise in adulthood and education in childhood is associated with better cognitive functioning in older adults

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Bengaluru | Jun 24, 2022
The microscopic world of diatoms

Diatoms provide a peek into our history, while also being a source of nutrition, energy and oxygen

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Bengaluru | Apr 8, 2022
Studying cities and ecosystems as complex systems

Complexity theory offers opportunities for understanding these systems holistically

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Bengaluru | Feb 19, 2021

Languages and scripts play a role in the way science is perceived and percolates through society.

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Bengaluru | Oct 30, 2020
Does India have the resources to control the impending mental health crisis?

In a series of articles, Research Matters tries to shed some insights into India’s mental health concern, its different aspects, including the lack of awareness about mental health in general — through the lens of science.

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Bengaluru | Oct 23, 2020
Mapping the spread of mental illnesses across India

In a series of articles, Research Matters tries to shed some insights into India’s mental health concern, its different aspects, including the lack of awareness about mental health in general — through the lens of science.

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Bengaluru | Oct 16, 2020
Disentangling India’s mental health distress – All elephant and no more room

In a series of articles, Research Matters tries to shed some insights into India’s mental health concern, its different aspects, including the lack of awareness about mental health in general — through the lens of science.

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Bengaluru | Jul 10, 2020
Post-COVID school education: Build new walls rather than plugging holes

Here are some directions that the school curriculum could take in the coming year

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Bengaluru | May 1, 2020
Fundamental and Derived Laws in Multiscale Systems

This article is a tribute to Phillip Anderson, who passed away on March 29, 2020.  Besides his pioneering works in condensed-matter physics, he also wrote extensively on the theme of reductionism and multiscale physics.

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