Frontier mail

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Soft drinks, hard facts

4 min read . 01 Oct 2015
A Chinese man arrives at the Beijing Center for Disease Prevention and Control as the country deals with the H7N9 bird flu virus. Photo: Mark Ralston/AFP<br /> (Mark Ralston/AFP)

The startling rise of H7N9

4 min read . 18 Apr 2013
If adrenaline is the body’s system of dealing with a fight-or-flight situation, oxytocin is its system of calm and connection. Photo: Wikimedia Commons<br /> (Wikimedia Commons)

The moral molecule

4 min read . 24 Jan 2013
The storm surge from Hurricane Sandy breaks against a beach in New York. Photo: Reuters<br />

The mosquito and the superstorm

4 min read . 01 Nov 2012
Every modern communications device uses spectrum; that includes television, mobile phones, radio, GPS devices. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />

Let there be (twisted) light

4 min read . 19 Oct 2012
A still from the movie ‘Deep Blue Sea’. <br /> (A still from the movie ‘Deep Blue Sea’. )

Lightning in a bottle

4 min read . 04 Oct 2012
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Will doctors be obsolete?

3 min read . 06 Sep 2012
<br />A file photo of the University of Allahabad. Photo: Diptendu Dutta/AFP <br />

Stars, strings and Ashoke Sen

3 min read . 23 Aug 2012
<br />Jamaica’s Usain Bolt. Photo: Reuters<br />

Is there a final frontier?

3 min read . 09 Aug 2012
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Rain and radiation

3 min read . 26 Jul 2012
<br />Swami Agnivesh<br />

What&#8217;s wrong with a peg of pee?

3 min read . 12 Jul 2012
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The (hand)writing on the wall

3 min read . 28 Jun 2012
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Danger on the cutting edge

3 min read . 14 Jun 2012
<br />Samar Halarnkar <br />

Virotronics: Rise of the clones

4 min read . 17 May 2012
<br />Samar Halarnkar<br />

Be nice, be happy—if you can

4 min read . 03 May 2012
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How long before the iPad dies?

3 min read . 20 Apr 2012
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The secret chatter of cells

4 min read . 23 Mar 2012
<br />Hexagona arrangement of carbon atoms in a chicken wire structure (Bloomberg)<br />

Risks at the bottom

3 min read . 23 Feb 2012
Frogs feet and nano hopes

Frogs feet and nano hopes

4 min read . 15 Dec 2011
<br />Tablets of Januvia, diabetes treatment drug (Bloomberg)<br />

A pearl of diabetic wisdom

3 min read . 17 Nov 2011