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A PhD for the love of wisdom

Jithin Sunny

What is a PhD – is it a certificate or a way of life? What is the significance of adorning the black robe? Is there a connection between science and philosophy? Is there a historical background to it? In this article, Jithin pays tribute to the doctorate and how it can drive away naive realism and bring substantive reasoning into our lives. He pays homage to the great minds —Plato, Socrates, Aristotle, Whitehead and Einstein —true lovers of knowledge.



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Tackling antibiotic resistance

Mousumi Saha

How do bacteria develop antibiotic resistance (ABR)? What are its consequences to human health and economy? What are the factors that contribute to the rise in ABR? Have any steps been taken to combat this global crisis? How do we promote awareness amongst people? In this article, Mousumi Saha addresses these questions.


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