Monthly Archives: May 2010

Synthesising Soufflés

Why does a soufflé rise so much? How can you make the perfect soft boiled egg? Why should we not store raspberries in a copper vessel? Akshat Rathi investigates the science that can answer these questions. Continue reading

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My tryst with polyphasic sleeping

Polyphasic Sleep Day 370 A little over a year ago began a journey that became a masked attempt at self-discovery through the desire to tame one of the most eluding human activities: sleep. I may not have achieved my goal … Continue reading

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