Deepti and her mutant fruit flies
The Life of Science · July 14, 2020
Profile of the fly facility manager at the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore.
The nuts and bolts of getting science done
The Life of Science · August 27, 2020
Feature on women who work as facility managers across different research institutes in India.
What’s the Deal with Bacterial Nanotubes?
The Scientist · June 1, 2021
Feature on the controversial topic of bacterial nanotubes. This article made the cover of the magazine's June 2021 issue.
Mechanisms of Long COVID Remain Unknown but Data Are Rolling In
The Scientist · September 1, 2021
Feature on the molecular basis of long COVID, researched and written at a time when the condition was just being recongnised by physicians.
Microglia as Therapeutic Targets in Neurodegenerative Diseases
The Scientist · October 1, 2021
Feature on the use of microglia, immune cells in the brain, as drug targets for neurodegenerative diseases.
preLights post on how a lipid molecule moves between membranes in the cell
preLights · June 19, 2019
preLights post on a protein that helps stem cells decide when to stick together
preLights · August 9, 2019
preLights post on how interrupted neuronal conversations can cause tremors
preLights · September 15, 2019
Aerogel, the world’s lightest solid, can help bones heal faster
Massive Science · November 12, 2019
Article about aerogel, the world's lightest solid.
preLights post on the immune systems of plants
preLights · April 22, 2020
preLights post on the link between stress and gray hair
preLights · May 19, 2020
preLights post on how an enzyme controls the grouping of immune system proteins
preLights · July 1, 2020
Two mini microscopes watched a mouse’s brain move its body in real time
Massive Science · July 19, 2020
Article about how miniature microscopes help see how mouse brains work.
preLights post on how genetically engineered bacteria can be used to control worm behaviours
preLights · August 16, 2020
Exercise Reduces Tumour Growth – and Now We Know the Cellular Basis for It
The Wire Science · November 13, 2020
Article about how exercise can help reduce tumour growth in mice.
Fungal fertilisers boost the growth of medicinal plants
ScienceOut · December 31, 2020
Article about how a group at the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram, found that fungus could be used as fertiliser.
Ants swallow their own acidic venom to filter their gut microbiome
Massive Science · January 26, 2021
Article about how ants can regulate their own gut microbiome.
Bridgin’ the gap - how scientists solved a molecular mystery and discovered a completely new protein
ScienceOut · March 29, 2021
Article about how a group at the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, found a new protein that helps fungi reproduce.
Milestones in Indian Vaccine Development
ScienceOut · April 8, 2021
Timeline of important points in India's vaccine history.