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  • Natasha and Husnara Save the Mandarins

    An illustrated account of a duo of horticulturists

    July 4th 2016

  • Annamma Adds Biofuel To the Fire

    WHO? Annamma Anil WHAT? Industrial Microbiologist WHERE? Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai Reported by Nandita Jayaraj Importing fuel is expensive. To ease the load on the economy and on the environment, the Government of India has placed a mandate: it’s compulsory that 5% of diesel and petrol be blended with ethanol biofuel. However, we are […]

    June 27th 2016

  • Mamta Rani Deals with Chaos

      WHO? MAMTA RANI WHAT? COMPUTER SCIENTIST WHERE? CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF RAJASTHAN, BANDAR SINDRI Reported by Aashima Dogra I was leaving Rajasthan and driving northwards to Haryana. Before leaving the colourful state behind, I was happy to spend one last night in the desert. I turned left from the superhighway NH8 and parked my van […]

    June 20th 2016

  • Maryam Optimizes in Electronics and in Life

    An electrical engineer from Iran works at IIT Bombay today and tells us about her journey.

    June 13th 2016

  • Relooking The Nation With Anu Sabhlok

    WHO? Anu Sabhlok, 43 years old WHERE? IISER, Mohali WHAT? Social Scientist Reported by Aashima Dogra At a hacker conference in the shadows of the snowy mountains, in Dharamshala, I met those who not only hack computers but also their own lives. One of them is Anu Sabhlok. Anu followed her son Umang to this conference; […]

    June 6th 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

  • Aardra and Gayathri Give Back to the Homeland

    Two biotech entrepreneurs recount their transition from mildly disillusioned college students to founding a company

    May 9th 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