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By genetically engineering a person’s bone marrow cells, researchers can reprogramme their immune and circulatory systems

The year of tinkering with genes

6 min read . 30 Dec 2018
Tigers have lost more than 93% of their historical range, according to WWF, due to habitat degradation. Photo: Shivang Mehta/Alamy Stock Photo

The year the tigress died

9 min read . 30 Dec 2018
Police at the Ghaziabad-Delhi border stop farmers from entering Delhi for a protest march on 2 October. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint

The year of collective action

9 min read . 31 Dec 2018
A view of the Statue of Unity in Kevadia colony of Narmada district, which was inaugurated on 31 October. Photo: PTI

The year of statement statues

9 min read . 29 Dec 2018
Hima Das celebrates her victory in the women’s 400m event at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland, in July. Photo: Reuters

The year Hima Das chased time

9 min read . 29 Dec 2018
Firefighters monitoring a wildfire in California. Photo: Getty Images

The year climate change hit home

9 min read . 28 Dec 2018
Celebrations in full swing at Antilla during Isha Ambani’s wedding with Anand Piramal on 12 December in Mumbai. Photo: AFP

The year of maximalist weddings

9 min read . 28 Dec 2018
Photo: Getty Images
(Left) ‘Masked Reality 4’ by Harshit Agrawal; and ‘Transhanced Portrait’ by Mario Klingemann.

The year AI art made headlines

9 min read . 28 Dec 2018
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