Are GEOs going to replace GMOs?

Recently there has been a lot of talk about Genetically Edited Organisms (GEOs) as a ‘safe’ alternative to GMOs where you get a much improved quality of produce by modifying the genes already present in it rather than introducing foreign genes. In case you need a quick idea about what GMOs really are and how… Read More

It’s finally over! A comprehensive account of whats it going to be in 2014

It’s going to be a very personal post today. I have just completed my Masters in Science! These last couple of years felt like an eternity. I presented my MSc thesis “Optimisation of genomic DNA extraction from dioecious medicinal plant, C. grandis for analysis of genetic diversity on the basis of sexual dimorphism by RAPD… Read More

We will be back with a bang! (Here’s something for you while we are away)

Hi readers, My teammates and I have been awfully time strapped of late as we are undergoing a major transition period of our lives. As for me, I am wading in neck deep waters of upcoming finals for my Masters degree. We are planning a new series of incredible (lifestyle, business, economics and related) posts… Read More

Does Economics need Physics in order to Create Models?

  All economies and markets are set in motion with relativity and opposite forces that set them towards the unitary goal of all entrepreneurs – Profit. In a market the common goal doesn’t seem common. A unit voting structure will not work as a unit to give aggregated common results. Hence forms the basis of… Read More

Personalised medicine to be the wave of the near future?

I recently came across this article “Genetics Will Change Vaccination and Other Drug Administration” that encapsulates the recent developments in the field of bio-science and medicine and drug administration focussing on a personalized level, tailor-made to suit every individual’s needs and demand throughout their life-time on one of my favourite blogs, Money FYI and thought I… Read More

Thermodynamics and Productivity: 3 ways the laws can be used in personal life

The 4 laws of thermodynamics describe how physical quantities like temperature, energy, pressure, and entropy (degree of randomness of a system) behave under various circumstances and forbid certain phenomena like perpetual motion. We can utilize these very laws to draw an analogy to real life cases and situations and how to deal with them for… Read More

‘Food Forests’ and Feeding the World in 2050

Excerpt from our post, “A step towards collaborative sustainability” written for a collaborative venture, a Helsinki-based start-up called Fajoya. You can find the article here. What are ‘Food Forests’? There are various ways a community can garner a status as a self-sufficient food producing unit. One such community-based collaboration can be in the form of developing… Read More

Imagine, Introspect, Collaborate and Transform

CREATIVITY CAN COME EASY. JUST GIVE IT A TRY! (Guest Post By Helena Palha) Are you imaginative? Do your friends praise your creativity? Do you enjoy coming up with new ways to solve old problems? If you answered yes to any of these questions, what would you say if I asked you where it all… Read More

Maximising Savings through Linear Programming

One of Warren Buffet’s Golden Rules about money was to ‘spend’ what is left after saving.   I thought I would dedicate a post regarding a mathematical method of optimising savings without having to curtail basic expenditure.     One of the ways to it can be done is a mathematical method known as ‘Linear… Read More