Science


  • Natasha and Husnara Save the Mandarins

    An illustrated account of a duo of horticulturists

    July 4th 2016

  • Vidita Vaidya Gets Into Your Head

    WHO? Vidita Vaidya WHAT? Neuroscientist WHERE? Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai Reported by Nandita Jayaraj “So Vidita, what is it about a life in science that excites you the most?” “You know that transient moment when you find something that, in that moment, you’re the only one in the world who knows? This feeling […]

    May 30th 2016

  • Hemlata Helps Women Help Themselves

    WHO? Hemlata Manglani WHAT? Economist WHERE? Central University of Rajasthan, Bandar Sindri Reported by Aashima Dogra Cells, electrons or chemical bonds are not on her mind. Hemlata Manglani is a different kind of scientist – she observes the deposits in bank accounts of women in India. Her research question is simple. Despite many government schemes, why […]

    May 23rd 2016

  • Radhika Moves with Cancer Cells

    Radhika calls her path to cancer biology unconventional and rather twisted. Find out about this cancer biologist’s journey.

    May 16th 2016

  • BRAIN GAIN WITH RAMADEVI

      WHO? RAMADEVI NIMMANAPALLI WHAT? VETERINARIAN AND BIOCHEMIST WHERE? BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY Reported by Aashima Dogra Sometimes, you have to go around the world to find your purpose waiting for you back home. Such is the story of Ramadevi, the second of only two female Deans at Banaras Hindu University.   Click here to read […]

    May 3rd 2016

  • Monica Explores Life in the Almost Lifeless

    WHO? Dr. Monica Bhatnagar WHAT? Microbiologist WHERE? MDS University, Ajmer, Rajasthan Reported by Aashima Dogra On a rented bike, I made my way to Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University in Ajmer. The afternoon sun chased me down as I continued on the lonely road through the empty desert spotted only with thorny bushes. Soon after, I […]

    April 18th 2016

  • Kavita, Doing Science Like a Boss

    A chat with environment biotechnologist who invented biosensors for water pollutants in Varanasi and is the only woman director at Benaras Hindu University.

    April 4th 2016

  • Elizabeth and her Eight-legged Friends

    Elizabeth has travelled all over the country in her search for the seven species of Cyrtophora spiders found in India. The young taxonomist talks about her journey here.

    March 28th 2016

  • Natasha and Husnara Save the Mandarins

    Horticulturists attempt to bring back the local agrarian economy and save the legendary Darjeeling Mandarins

    March 21st 2016

  • Nidhi Writes Banaras’s Diarrhoea Diary

    A conversation with a climate change and disease research scholar at Banaras Hindu University

    March 14th 2016