Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicBody

Topic: body

Scientists have found a ‘second brain’. And it’s in your gut

The enteric nervous system can do what most neural networks in our bodies cannot — function independently of the brain and spinal cord.

How often should we exercise to get in shape?

Weight training or running — improvements only happen with a combination of recovery and repetition.

The ‘normal’ body temperature for humans is dropping. This is why

The 98.6 F standard for ‘normal body temperature’ was first established by German physician Carl Wunderlich in 1867. It is changing.

Catherine Carver’s ‘Immune’: A book that leaves you fascinated by your own body

Physician Catherine Carver introduces the reader to the defence system of the human body through conversational language and shocking statistics.

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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