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Veteran journalist Praful Bidwai passes away

Veteran journalist Praful Bidwai passes away

Journalist, social science researcher and human rights activist, Praful Bidwai has passed away. He was just 66. He is believed to have asphyxiated while eating. Bidwai wrote on environment, global justice and peace and was one of South Asia's most widely published columnists whose articles have appeared on, The Times of India, Frontline, etc. He has also been a regular contributor to The Guardian, Le Monde Diplomatique and Il Manifesto. He has co-authored or contributed to ..., 2 months ago
Veteran journalist Bidwai dead Deccan Herald, 2 months ago

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Yahoo! Singapore

9 science-backed reasons to own a dog

(thecoolspringback/Flickr) Loyal, protective, and always happy to see you, the dog has been a human companion for more than 18,000 years, making it one of the first domesticated animals in history. Don't just take our word for it. Scientists ...
 Yahoo! Singapore5 days ago Citizen science to study your dog, because your dog studies you  PhysOrg.com1 week ago
Melbourne Age

Scientific studies of animal intelligence and emotion reveal surprising traits

Culum Brown was five years old when he first considered that humans may not be the only intelligent animal species on the planet. The light-bulb moment came to him, he says, when he was feeding his pet fish. I think most biologists will assume ...
 Melbourne Age3 days ago YouTube launches eyewitness video 'newswire'  Zee News2 months ago YouTube announces plans for eyewitness video 'newswire'  Economic Times2 months ago
Melbourne Age

Ditch denial and join science detectives to fight earth's climate cancer

"What makes us human?" That's the question Ajit Varki​, an eminent physician/scientist at the University of California, San Diego, has been asking for years. The answer he arrived at with zoologist Danny Brower is: "Our capacity for denial." ...
 Melbourne Age3 days ago
AUT University

An agenda for change

Professor Judy McGregor, Head of School of Social Sciences and Public Policy at AUT University and former Equal Opportunities Commissioner at the Human Rights Commission, says New Zealand is a country in denial. Professor Judy McGregor, Head of ...
 AUT University4 days ago Can Technology Truly Bring about Social Change?  New Indian Express4 days ago
Irish Times

The problem with conspiracy theories

Just how gullible can people be? In a recent experiment, scientists deliberately made false claims on social media sites to find out The Dark Knight Rises film mentioned a place called Sandy Hook. Months later, 20 children and six teachers were shot ...
 Irish Times5 days ago
ABC Online

Brain turns words into complex thoughts like a computer

News in Science Tuesday, 25 August 2015 Dani Cooper ABC The human brain creates complex thoughts by flexibly combining the meanings of individual words (Source: woseogjeber/iStockphoto) Brain power Pink elephants serenading the ...
 ABC Online1 week ago

KZN to host World Social Sciences Forum

Durban - Durban would, with the forthcoming third World Social Sciences Forum (WSSF2015), play host to delegates from more than 50 countries and speakers, the Human Sciences Research Council said on Monday. Speakers scheduled to speak at the ...
 IOL1 week ago

REM sleep key for young brain development

Young human brains go through critical periods when vision, speech, language, motor skills, social skills and other higher cognitive functions are being developed. During these periods, rapid eye movement (REM) sleep actively converts waking experiences into ...
 Zee News1 month ago

Our brains have a map for 'social navigation'

A new study has suggested that human brains may contain a map for social navigation.
 DNA2 months ago
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