D. Shanti Priya, head of the astronomy department in Hyderabad’s Osmania University, studies the evolution of binary stars.
A civil engineer at IIT Guwahati talks about her research on lightweight concrete.
Cell biologists like Sarkar are fascinated by Giardia, not only because it is pathogenic but also because of “the toolkit it uses to go through life”.
Marie Curie should not only be celebrated for her scientific achievements, but also the tenacity, persistence, strength and the humanity she espoused throughout her turbulent life.
For a couple of weeks every year, a team of palaeobiologists led by the highly-trained Devapriya Chattopadhyay braves through the remote Kutch region looking for answers one fossil at a time.
Valapadasu Rama is developing a tool that instantly identifies any heart ailment a patient is suffering from.
There has been some talk on whether base-editing can replace CRISPR/Cas9. One scientist brushed off the idea: they “are two different genome editing tools, much like scissors and a pencil.”
Maitreyee Saha Sarkar deals with work on nuclear structure to understand why various nuclei at the hearts of atoms behave in different ways.
Sudha’s area of concern is geophysics that directly impacts environmental issues such as groundwater contamination and aquifer detection.
The recovery of the Kolar Leaf-nosed bat from the IUCN’s endagnered Red List is thanks to the scientists like Bhargavi who convinced the IUCN to raise the alarm.