• Good teachers need to go way beyond textbooks

    Looking back at EpiSTEME, a conference on science education, held at TIFR-HBCSE in January 2020.

    March 9th 2020

  • On mental health in academia: From the editors’ desk

    Our editorial letter on the “Labhopping for Mental Health” series that ran on our blog through October, 2019.

    November 18th 2019

  • Behind the scenes with Boby

    Lab technicians might be appreciated in the scientific community but rarely do we stop and listen to their stories. Cyrus Khan speaks to KV Boby, a technician at TIFR Bombay.

    August 20th 2019

  • Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell

    Women in science don’t want freebies, but a level playing field

    Quick fixes may address person-specific issues, but long-term reliance on these quick-fixes will keep reinforcing the gender bias, undermining the massive amount of effort that women scientists put in.

    March 25th 2019

  • Maithreyi moulds cells into tissues

    A researcher from TIFR, Mumbai talks about her journey from a medical student to a biological researcher.

    February 25th 2019

  • Sreelaja goes fishing for embryos

    A photoessay featuring an embryologist exploring how much our mothers influence the very initial moments of our life

    April 19th 2018

  • A taste of fruit fly research with Pinky

    A neurobiologist talks about her interesting research with fruit flies, dealing with retraction and the realities of Indian science.

    April 13th 2018

  • 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