Three years back, in 2016, we celebrated the healing of the ozone layer. Changing shapes from a medu vada to a dosa, this stratospheric layer went through thick and thin. A hole made by punitive human progress was mended collectively by everyone around the world in an effort to save humanity from the sun's UV … Continue reading Someone is poking the ozone layer
When the vice-chancellor of our university declared that they had come up with their own anthem “Rasayan Devike” (Goddess of Chemistry), I thought he was crazy. Who does that, I said to myself. Until now. It has been five years since I graduated from this university. Today, I found out that the concept took birth … Continue reading Goddess of Green Chemistry and Climate
"Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative." - H. G. Wells Species adapting to their environment is not new science. When a species fails to do so, it is doomed towards extinction is an accepted fact. In one of my blog posts called 'Global warming? Think again.', I wrote about a type … Continue reading Is the earth adapting to climate change?