Conversations with bioethicist Anuradha Rose, an expert on infectious diseases Priscilla Rupali, and pathologist Anna Pulimood, who are leading important work at CMC Vellore
February 17th 2022
A culture of mentorship sustained Noorunnisa Begum’s grand project, a rare herbarium of medicinal plants in India. Now she takes the same culture forward with her students.
December 26th 2021
Gynaecologist Shaibya Saldanha in conversation with menopause researcher Aishwarya Viswamitra about the importance of menopause counselling in the medical system.
November 19th 2021
The Indian science ecosystem lost a bright young scholar Priya Iyer earlier this year. In this tribute, Priya’s friends, colleagues and collaborators remember the difference she made in their lives and to the science of looking at the natural world.
November 5th 2021
Misty mornings, friendly assistants and sparring elephants…two field biologists offer a peek into their lives as field biologists studying elephant behaviour.
October 29th 2021
Nanomaterials researcher Joice Sophia Ponraj navigated various hues of gender bias to find a space for herself in India’s scientific ecosystem. She is now determined to make the path smoother for the next generation.
October 24th 2021
What does it mean to be a transgender person in medicine? A researcher in community medicine and a transgender woman, Aqsa Shaikh tells her story through this comix.
August 27th 2021
A technical officer in charge of a hydra facility tells us about what it’s like to work with these amazing aquatic creatures and how she dealt with the nationwide lockdown.
August 6th 2021
With the threats of climate change, waste disposal and a housing crisis facing us, it has never been more crucial to adopt more sustainable ways of living. We talk to a scientist & a practitioner who see natural building as a way forward.
December 18th 2020
Sudipta Sengupta is by no means a ‘hidden figure’ in Indian science, but she is probably one of the few star scientists left who worked in a state university. In this report, she opens up about the big shifts in the world of geology and in her own life.
November 17th 2020