Any student entering academia dreams of getting their first high-impact factor journal. While it might be slightly unrealistic to want to publish in one of […]
How is pseudoscience threatening the adoption of real science?
The current infodemic is a real crisis and is rightly named by the WHO. But how what is it & how did it come about? Read more!
Variants of concern: COVID-19 perspective
The term variants of concern have been up and about for the entirety of the pandemic. Despite that, many people are still unaware of the […]
Bats: The viral culprit or are we missing something?
For the longest time, bats as an animal have been getting a lot of attention in terms of harboring some of the deadliest viruses on […]
Linking Epigenetics & Air pollution
Check out this profile on Olivia Grant from the University of Essex currently studying the influence of air pollution on our epigenome!
Virgin Soil Epidemics: The destruction of untouched lands
Have you wondered about how past epidemics had managed to ravage through entire populations? Read this infographic to understand more!
Microbes can survive space, but how?
Hello there! It’s been a while since I’ve written about anything related to space but let’s bring that back, shall we? In part 3 of […]
Reverse Zoonosis – Human pathogens that are ravaging other species
For the longest time, we have always discussed how infectious diseases get passed onto humans due to various reasons such as encroachment into wildlife spaces, […]
Zoonotic Mysteries – Evolution of SARS-CoV-2!
The zoonotic origin of SARS-CoV-2 and its eventual establishment as an endemic virus In December 2019, the world first become aware of a novel virus […]
Top 10 science podcasts in 2021!
I’ve been meaning to compile a list of podcasts for a long time now. We’re all so used to putting in our earphones and tuning […]
Warm vaccines: Key to improved vaccine programs!
Recently Pfizer’s vaccine has been in the news for needing to be stored below 0oC. The development of such a vaccine becomes even more problematic […]
Antimatter: Mystery of the opposite of matter!
Antimatter is the literal opposite of matter. But how can the opposite of matter exist? Well over here we mean that these particles have properties […]
CRISPR to edit genomes: Emmanuelle Charpentier & Jennifer Doudna
A month ago, Prof. Emmanuelle Charpentier & Prof. Jennifer Doudna were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. They are just the sixth and seventh women […]
Discovery of black holes: Andrea Ghez
Just a month back, Prof. Andrea Ghez was announced as one of the awardees for the Nobel Prize in Physics! She is only the fourth […]
Tardigrades: Definition of survival of the fittest?
We’ve all heard about tardigrades at least once in our lives and recently, maybe a little too much. We have also seen the cute frumpy […]
N95 masks amidst a pandemic. What is the hype about?
Originally published: August 2020 Right now we are all looking at a pandemic that has completely turned our lives upside down. While the COVID-19 pandemic […]