Season 3, Episode 3

Translation Tales from the Brain and Back

Have you ever wondered how the brain remembers places, people, conversations even after they happened long ago? How do we learn a new language? How do we make decisions during a crisis? All these processes — learning, memory, perception, attention, judgment, problem solving, and decision-making — are collectively known as cognition in neuroscience.  Traditionally, researchers …

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Mono-cropping vs multicropping

Same aim but different game

Few decades ago, the Green Revolution worked. Today, we are at the brink of a similar situation where our population is growing, but food production isn’t much. We can’t rely on past successes; it won’t feed our future. We need to revolutionize how we farm.  A forest ecosystem is very productive and sustainable. It is …

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Curiosity did not kill the cat

Once upon a time, a wise king received a cloche every evening right before dinner. The king would then head to the royal chambers for dinner and send out the empty plate and the cloche. This went on for years and now, his trusted servant, having exhausted his patience, tiptoed towards the royal chambers. It …

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