Tale of Two Rivers

How pollutants like microplastics and fertilisers are damaging riverine ecosystems   It’s 2022, which means that if the word “river” crops up in a conversation among college students, it would most likely be in the context of a Buzzfeed quiz that seeks to categorise them into a type of river. With the vast number of […]

Monkeying Around

Neuroscientists at IISc study monkey behaviour to answer fundamental questions about brain function   In 2021, Elon Musk took the internet by storm with his video game-playing monkeys. Using technology that transmitted neural data from the monkey’s brains directly to the computer screen, researchers from Musk’s Neuralink Corporation created systems in which the monkeys could […]