Insights from a discussion with sociologist Gita Chadha and graduate student Shalini Mahadev on the idea of scientific genius.
July 9th 2020
How the Indian rotavirus vaccine came to be!
May 6th 2020
Why we need to change our ways of celebrating modern science this National Science Day.
February 28th 2020
Our editorial letter on the “Labhopping for Mental Health” series that ran on our blog through October, 2019.
November 18th 2019
This reportage suggests that science academia in India is structured to put research scholars at risk of deteriorating mental health.
November 1st 2019
At a café in Kolkata, a gang of PhD dropouts talks about the neuroscience of mental health with their psychiatrist-friend.
October 28th 2019
Two neuroscientists and a sociologist reflect on mental health experiences of people in science. What is it about the environment in STEM labs that might increase the risk for anxiety and depression?
October 2nd 2019
A tour through an open science laboratory in Switzerland where scientists are realising the hacker culture
August 28th 2019
Nandita reports from a recent visit to one of the largest big science experiments of the world: ITER. She writes about India’s participation in this project.
August 7th 2019
Spurred on by a Twitter challenge, this ecologist-educator lists her favourite and little-known spiders in the rainforests of India’s Western Ghats. Enjoy this photo-listicle!
July 3rd 2019