An unconventional detour took Rachana Bhatawdekar from an IT job to leading a research group at the European Space Agency. We catch up with her about her recent discovery that took astronomers worldwide by surprise, and much more.
On World Environment Day 2020, conservation ecologist Jis Sebastian reminisces about her time in the Western Ghats, studying the fantastically diverse orchids and what climate change has in store for them.
Late into her PhD, biologist Ipsa Jain realised that she did not want to spend her life in a lab. Was it okay then to change her mind and embrace visual arts — something which never failed to make her happy?