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Science is fascinating and sometimes unbelievable too like in this case. If we think exploitation is a human trait born out of our greed, we are not alone, even fungi exhibit this behaviour! The fungus is a microorganism such as yeasts and moulds as well as the more familiar mushrooms. Check out this Economist article quoting a study just published in Current Biology by Toby Kiers of the Free University of Amsterdam: //In the soil,…

(Representative picture) Labourers working in a construction site

“கடந்த சில வருடங்களாகவே தமிழகத்தில் கட்டுமான வேலை செய்ய, தச்சு வேலை செய்ய, தொழிற்சாலைகளில் கடினமான வேலைகளைச் செய்யத் தமிழ்நாட்டில் இருந்து வேலையாட்கள் கிடைப்பதில்லை, வர மாட்டேன் என்கிறார்கள், அப்படியே வந்தாலும் கடினமான வேலைகளைச்…

In #Chennai, it is better for most people to #Rent says this insightful article – I had felt this to be the case for many years. Yes, owning a property is an emotional achievement in one’s life and a very valuable asset that you can save for your children, but in most cases, many of the poor/working class spend their entire life in hardship just for this and sadly end-up their last years unable to…