articles by Ranjit Lal

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Many animals are self-aware, so maybe its time researchers quit codenaming them

Siri & Alexa have surely been proposed to at some point, yet lab animals still go by alphanumeric codes.

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Cloning Conundrums: Dr Duplicate & Dr Ditto answer concerns, FAQs on cloning today

In the 22 years since Dolly made a public appearance, we've seen a lot of apprehensions on cloning.

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From the same species that built airplanes comes the deathtrap that is 'packaging'

Have you ever managed to open a tin can without losing your temper, spouse or a good amount of blood?

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Swing low, sweet chariot: A satire of man, cars & AI in a driverless world

A world where automobiles & artificial intelligence meet halfway... what might that look like?

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2018 in Wildlife: Gir lions, 'man-eater' Avni, dead elephants echo drumbeats of doom

It’s going to take a lot more than dedicated officers and conservation groups to save India’s wildlife.