The TEDIndia attendees are starting to gather at the Infosys campus in Mysore. Above, TEDIndia co-host Lakshmi Pratury, in yellow, in conversation at the first big community dinner last night.
Pawan Sinha shares the moment that inspired his cutting-edge research into how the brain learns to see
In the most recent issue of Scientific American, Pawan Sinha shares the eye-opening experience that shook his worldview. When riding through the streets of New Delhi one night in 2002, Sinha’s cab slowed for a red light by a struggling family sitting on the side of the road. Both of the children, emaciated and barefoot, […]
Looking into the future: A stem cell development to cure blindness, plus a playlist of visionary talks
Scientists in London have achieved a significant breakthrough on the road to curing blindness this week. Certain kinds of blindness are caused when photoreceptors — the cells in the retina that react with light and send an electrical signal to the brain — die off. Researchers at Moorfields Eye Hospital and University College London have, […]