This week, we bring research-based stories on: how senior citizens in India are devastated by chronic illnesses and associated disability, study on why interpersonal relationships differ between societies, a novel noncoding RNA that causes cancer in mice, and why some rural tribes in Assam hunt pangolins, the motivation behind this and possible interventions to stop hunting. In our News section, read about two IISc faculty members who have been awared the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize and more. Read research-related stories that appeared in other media in our Research Beat section. We also bring you some notable events and talks that might be of interest to you.
Issue 91 | 13 December 2018
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