Science And Samosa Blog

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Food we eat can contribute towards Climate Change

Food’s carbon footprint, or Foodprint, is the greenhouse gas emissions produced by growing, rearing, farming, processing, transporting, storing, cooking and disposing of the food you eat. How the food is grown or raised and...

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Science of Making Yummy Curd or Yogurt

Milk gets converted to tasty and yummy Curd. The credit goes to Protein Casein and Bacteria (mostly). Let’s explore the curd making process in depth. At the end of this, I am sure you...

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Cupcake Soap: Have you heard of it ?

Making cupcake soap is part chemistry, part artistry The image shown here should not be mistaken for cup cakes, these are ‘Soap cupcakes’. They are the best example of creative soap making. The finished...

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9 Things Science tells about your Dog

Dogs are man’s best friend. They have not become our close friend by accident, but science has a lot to tell on why we love them and why they love us back. If you...

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Chikungunya ‘bit’ India in 2016: over 58,000 cases across country

Chikangunya continued its menace across states in India from Kashmir to Kanyakumari.  2016, June – September months reported maximum number of cases across India, especially in Delhi and Karnataka.  As per data from National...

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Can you bell Depression

WHO on Depression Depression is a common illness worldwide, with an estimated 350 million people affected Over 800 000 people die due to suicide every year. Suicide is the second leading cause of death...

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Dosa, Idli and Science

Dosa and Idli – Two common breakfast or snack options. Though it originated in south India, now you can find these two even in US and European restaurants. Chefs have been continuously reinventing these...

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MOOC can accelerate Indian Life science students career

Imagine you could attend from the comfort of your house classes offered by elite colleges like Stanford, Oxford, and that also for free….. that’s MOOC explained in a line. MOOC was introduced in 2008 and...

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Pigeons are not that dumb !

Study suggests that pigeons can recognize words. Pigeons also known as “rats with wings” just might be literate. “Although their brains are only the size of a thimble, pigeons apparently have similar levels of intelligence...