Salt without Sodium?

Recently, My mom bought a new packet of salt. In our house, as long as I remember we’ve been using the local sea salt packets from companies that no one would even care to remember, but this one was from a huge Indian conglomerate. Also It costed more than four times the local ones did. […]

Exploration on Ants and their social benefits for surviving the world

An ant colony refers to the social rules ants follow to organise themselves and work. Each colony contains thousands of ants and are located underground most of the time. In terms of an ant society, there are four different types of ants. A colony can be termed as a superorganism with multiple members each having a role of their own to play to make the colony survive as a single unit.

Dormancy and Cancer relapse: Two sides of the same coin?

A monster more insatiable than the guillotine: Cancer”. It has for many years, been one of the leading causes of deaths worldwide. In 2012, approximately 14 million people were diagnosed with cancer around the world, out of which over half of the people died. By 2030 it is expected to take away 13 million lives.

The Science of Taste

Cooking food isn’t easy. It involves a lot of hard work and years of experience to present that perfect plate of food, that perfect balance of taste, texture, appearance and smell. But what if I were to say that the taste of a particular food item doesn’t have much to do with what a good chef you are but by the sensitivity of neurons in your guest’s brain?