Your dirty kitchen towels can cause food poisoning, here’s why

Dirty kitchen towels can aid the growth of pathogens and cause food poisoning, according to a new research done by the University of Mauritius. The study also showed that factors such as family size, type of diet and multi-usage of towels, among other factors, impact the growth of pathogens on kitchen towels, potentially causing food […]

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Why Cold Emailing is Still, Er – Hot?

Cold emailing has a bit of a bad rap, often due to the plethora of poorly written marketing emails people receive. That leaves many reluctant to give it a try. But, it’s actually a powerful tool in any entrepreneur’s arsenal, as long as it’s used properly (and doesn’t amount to begging). Personally, I’ve had a response rate of approximately […]

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In Nipah’s shadow, a look at why bats are our friends and not foes

Fourteen deaths from Nipah virus infection in Kerala have fuelled unprecedented fear of bats, which were initially believed to be the source of the human infection, that led to scores of families abandoning their homes and livestock in the affected Kozhikode and Malappuram districts. Lab tests, however later, showed that public health experts had got it wrong. Fruit […]

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