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Gene’s-eye view of the Olympics

17 Aug 2016 9:41 PM GMT
Elite athletes hold a special attraction for geneticists. They are the finest specimens of physical performance that can reveal the clues to what...

Gene doping can change the nature of sports

10 Aug 2016 8:38 PM GMT
The International Olympic Committee came close to using a new anti-doping test at Rio. The test is designed to catch the athletes who use genes rather ...

Resorting to heritage

4 April 2016 9:41 PM GMT
Land is an ephemeral presence here. In the low-lying wetlands of south-central Bangladesh surrounded by unstable rivers, vast swathes of land go under ...

The trouble with vegetarian fascists

21 Nov 2015 9:59 PM GMT
When the Bombay High Court asked the Maharashtra government’s lawyer why fish, seafood and eggs were not banned during the Jain festival, Paryushan,...

Here’s brewing some sweetheart trouble

4 Sep 2014 9:35 PM GMT
As a young man, Pradeep Yadav saw his father suffer a heart attack, so he was careful. A teetotaller, he would not drink or smoke, and he exercised...

Good drivers don’t need a horn

10 March 2014 12:42 AM GMT
For a month I had been driving my car without the horn. It happened accidentally. My car horn stopped working and I just kept postponing getting it...
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