Saturday, 26 November, 2022
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Topic: Ants

Ants hold solutions to human problems – wise farming practices to efficient navigation

Much like human farmers, each species of fungus-growing ant is very particular about the type of crops they cultivate.

Indian jumping ants shrink their brains trying to become queen

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Ants may just save the world from antibiotic resistance

Not only do ants produce their own antimicrobial agents, but they can also encourage other beneficial microbes to grow.

On Camera

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.