Welcome to Manthan, IISER Mohali’s student magazine. From critique filled articles to poetry, you’ll find everything under the sun from our talented artists, writers, poets and more! The world speaks to us in its own ways and we’re just trying to give little voices to the million things it says.
Have you ever wondered how it is that identical twins with the same DNA can still turn out to look or behave quite differently from each other? There have also been instances of cases where one identical twin is born with a congenital disease, whereas the other twin … Continue reading ‘ON TOP OF’ GENETICS: EPIGENETICS
In the course of these interviews, Komal and Ramya cover the varying facets of art that entered the lives of these students during the COVID-19 pandemic, journeying through poetry, sketching and photography. Continue reading How Art Made The (Dis)Balance Shift
In an attempt to adapt, the world has turned to digitization as a proxy for normalcy. Through this article, we present to you a narrative exploring the effectiveness of social media as the panacea for our present day educational and social dilemma. Continue reading Communication in a Contagion
Let’s break the ice… Imagine a circumstance where you are required to create a dish with randomly selected unlabeled ingredients. It can turn out to be quite disastrous if you lack experience. Someone might even end up with an upset stomach. How about shifting the workload to a system that has artificially created ‘experience’ from … Continue reading A Recent Innovation in Machine Learning: GANs
[Lecturing is the] best way to get information from a teacher’s notebook to a student’s notebook without touching the student’s mind. –George Leonard The Covid-19 pandemic has caused total disruption in educational institutes across the globe. With conventional instruction coming to a virtual standstill, universities have been left fumbling for well-suited alternatives. While this is … Continue reading Touching the Student’s Mind
Want to start writing but don’t know where to start?
Here’s a prompt to give you a nudge!
Zemblanity /zem-bla-nity/ is the inevitable discovery of what we would rather not know; unlucky
discoveries that occur by design. The opposite of serendipity.
Keeping this word in mind, take a deep breath and let thoughts percolate in your brewing pot . Just don’t forget that you are free to utilize all five senses!
Once you’ve written something, give your seed a healthy dose of sunshine and water. Let
yourself think of alterations you’d like to introduce to the composition. Keep repeating this
process, taking adequate breaks, until the writeup feels complete to you.
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