Articles by Alok Banerjee

Finnish researchers have created edible protein from electricity

An incredible collaborative effort from scientists at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, has resulted in a batch of single-cell protein. And while this achievement may seem redundant, we must clarify that this protein was created by simply utilizing energy and matter like electricity and carbon dioxide. In essence,…


Iran now boasts the world’s largest bookstore – the Tehran Book Garden

When it comes to the sheer numbers game, a gargantuan academic complex in Tehran impresses with its astronomical 700,000 sq ft area. Just to put things into perspective, this massive indoor space with green-roofing segments is equivalent to the size of more than 12 American football fields. Aptly christened as the Book Garden, the spatial…





Animation presents the 10 most powerful military forces of the world

In the modern context, when political clamor plays its agitating role amidst economic upheavals in various parts of the world, the scenarios tend to become more volatile. And when volatility lends to widespread jingoism, we tend to hear various public statements like - 'our military can triumph others' and so forth. However beyond sparring statements,…