No major lab, institute or organisation in India currently works dedicatedly on freshwater turtle and tortoise research, so these two independent turtle biologists started a one-of-a-kind citizen science project to fill this lacuna and share their love for these animals.
A researcher at IISc talks about how she lobbied to modify the tenure policies for new mothers at her institute, her pathbreaking research on 'familial diarrhoeal disease' and the importance of partnering with clinicians.
Mission Director Dr. V.R. Lalithambika doesn’t make much of the fanfare surrounding the mission to launch humans to space by 2022. I got the rare chance to sit down with her, accompanied by ISRO's head of public relations.