Cover Story

Lead Stories of each month's Edition

The Pharmaceutical Treasures of Marine Ecosystem

Over the years, science has brought about many innovations in the pharmaceutical industry. The discovery of new drugs has not...

Oceans are the sleeping giants facing threat from changing climate

Oceans are reservoirs that influence climatic shifts when engaged in a perpetual cycle of moisture, heat, and carbon exchange with...

Science, Technology and Oceans

The ocean calls out to me… Frida stood rooted to her spot, fascinated by the vast stretch of calm deep...

“Fishing is not enough to survive”: Coral bleaching hurts jobs in Pakistan

In the last few years, fish captures have not been the same in Mubarak Village, in Pakistan’s coastal Sindh province. As...

RNA World: A Plot Twist in the Story of Origin of Life

Probably the biggest mystery of life is life itself. How did it start, and what were the events that led...

Editorial

Editor's point of view

Falling for Feelings— an innocent tale of fish keeping

The boredom was killing her. Jemima was tired of all her usual activities of the summer. She was fed up with watching Netflix, done with all her reading lists, was...

Climate variability and oceans

In July 2021, with a few of my colleagues, I visited Churna Island, located at the border of the Sindh-Balochistan coastline. I witnessed the beauty of a fragile reef ecosystem...

In Today’s world, Anthropology is more important than ever

Homo sapiens originated from Africa over 300,000 years ago, and genetically modern humans emerged at least 195,000 years ago. History shows that the first signs of early modern humans outside Africa...

Anthropology turns to Progressive Politics in Pakistan

At present, Pakistan is in the midst of an engrained socio-political crisis and economic polarisation, poverty, violence, extremist religiosity, gender inequality, urban and environmental deterioration, and center-province power hierarchies. This...

News Bites

Latest Science Updates

A conversation with Dr. Muniapann about the biological invasion and pest management practices in Nepal

Dr. Muni Muniappan works in integrated pest management. Muniappan is a prominent researcher in the field of invasive plant species...

Obaidur Rahman’s new book on the mystery of time travel

Time is a simple word, though it remains truly the most mysterious and vicious phenomena, where every living and non-living...

An open Anthropological discourse with Dr. Abid Chaudhry

Undergoing the possible broadest approaches to understand the vastly different characteristics of human behaviors and experiences as wholesome. The entire...

Biofuel— a potential solution to fuel price hikes and a stable economy

A team of researchers at Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) has done a ground breaking reseaarch on the local...

Pakistan’s Maritime Department: A promising future for the country

Ministry of Maritime Affairs (MoMA) performs various duties, which include licensing and developing National ports and coastal areas, strengthening seaborne...