Science And Samosa Blog

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Prodding little deep into our obsession with Fairness

There’s a creation story in Thailand. In the beginning god created man. At first, he cooked the people too much (dark skinned people). Then he cooked them too little (pasty westerners). Finally, he cooked...

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Healthy living choices can prevent ‘Birth defects’

You are pregnant…great news. Are you worried whether your baby will be born with birth defects. Worldwide, at least 7.9 million people are born each year with a birth defect.  85% of the world’s birth...

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Science of Samosa

The Indian samosa is one among the family of stuffed pastries or dumplings popular from Egypt and Zanzibar to Central Asia and West China. Arab cookery books of the 10th and 13th Centuries refer...

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Make this Valentine’s day special with ‘Love Potion’

Valentine’s day is around the corner. Everybody is on last minute purchase for their loved ones. Gift alone may not be enough. Gift, Love and little bit of love potion will definitely do the...

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Science of Umbilical cord blood banking

This is a must read for Expectant parents. One must know all about umbilical cord blood and their advantages and disadvantages, before heading to cord blood bank. One should be aware of the truth...

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Do you Remember Dolly ?. Not Dolly Parton

Dolly the sheep, made from breast cells, was famously named after Dolly Parton, the American singer known for her large chest as well as her voice.  Dolly was the first example of successful cloning...

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Vaccines: Read this before you head to your doctor for next shot

Vaccines have been a great life saver. It’s been around from the time Edward Jenner demonstrated in 1798 that we could prevent smallpox in humans through vaccination.  The number of disease cases starts to...

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It’s Cheese all the way….Cheese Science, Story and Snooping

Cheese is a common food and have found its way into our kitchen at breakfast as cheese slice, cheese omelets; during lunch and dinner as salad ingredient, in pasta, pizza, burger, dosa and more and...

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Biotechnology: is this a field of Hope or field of Disappointment for Biotech aspirants

Biotechnology is globally recognized as a rapidly emerging and far-reaching technology. It is aptly described as the “technology of hope” . But in Indian scenario, this field has failed in delivering what it promised in...