Purnendu Ghosh
The writer is a biotechnologist and ED, Birla Institute of Scientific Research, Jaipur
My Stories
The visibility of being invisible We are more invisible than visible. Microbes, ghosts, magic and god — all are invisible to the naked eye.
Indeed, we all have biased blind spots We take wrong decisions, often consciously. We also take wrong decisions unconsciously. Biases and prejudices are some of the reasons for our wrong decisions.
Be afraid of how you spend your anger To develop a cost effective product in a techno-bulged industry and society, a sound technology is not enough.
Paly times are good times The new school session is going to begin soon. Many children will go to school for the first time. This is a big event for both the children as well as their parents.
A city with its own mind is immortal One of my friends was returning to his home country after living in a ‘most livable’ city for more than thirty years. I asked him which city he would like to live in, in India.
Context is important in colour choices Colours reflect power, optimism, warmth, emotion and balance. Colours are linked to our mood. Different colours are believed to align with different traits.
Music is both nature and nurture Music is not mere sound. Music is much more than entertainment. We feel music. It improves our mood. It brings back so many fond memories.
We are all one as well as many There is one god as well as many gods. We are simple as well as complex. We are disciplined as well as chaotic. We are cooperative as well as competitive. We are leaders as well as followers.
There is nothing called waste of time There is good news for those who get bored, because boredom is not everybody’s cup of tea. Man is the only animal that gets bored, that too only the most active among them.
Can a platonic equation work? The familiar interpretation of the phrase — friend in need is a friend indeed — is undergoing changes.

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