Two brains listen to 1 song differently!

Published on February 11, 2021 AHMEDABAD: American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow famously said ‘Music is the universal language of mankind’. A local research has found the brain of every person, however, listens to this language differently. A study ‘Guess the Music: Song Identification from EEG responses’ by a team from IIT Gandhinagar and Delft University, … Continue reading Two brains listen to 1 song differently!

‘Treated waste water turns bacteria drug-resistant’

Published on February 29, 2020 AHMEDABAD: “What does not kill you, makes you stronger,” said renowned German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. This ode to resilience ironically applies to micro-organisms which are apparently not even seen by naked eye. A joint study by researchers from India, Sri Lanka and Japan on three wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) in … Continue reading ‘Treated waste water turns bacteria drug-resistant’

‘Tribal wisdom could have prevented Australian bushfire’

Published on February 3, 2020 AHMEDABAD: The devastating bushfire in 2019-20 in Australia affected 1.86 lakh sq km, killing close to 100 crore animals and burning 6,000-odd houses - making global headlines for its effect on environment and the biosphere. "Several areas have lost 80-85% of its flora and fauna. The bushfire could have been … Continue reading ‘Tribal wisdom could have prevented Australian bushfire’