Articles by The Life of Science
Aug 16, 2018
Women in Science: Nutritionist Suparna Ghosh-Jerath researches forgotten foods for public health policy recommendationsSuparna Ghosh-Jerath is a nutritionist who studies nutrition of indigenous foods. Based on her research she makes recommendations to the public health policies of India for reviving local food systems.
Aug 08, 2018
Women in Science: Neurobiologist Pinky Kain studies how fruit flies make feeding decisions and process tasteDr Pinky Kain studies fruit flies to answer how ‘taste’ is processed by our brain
Aug 01, 2018
Women in Science: Bushra Ateeq on identifying biomarkers for prostate cancer, improving lives of patientsBushra Ateeq is perturbed that very little is known about mutations and alterations carried by people within the Indian subcontinent. This is the scenario that her team wants to change.
Jul 25, 2018
Watch: Nanotoxicologist Madhu Khatri talks about the early influences that shaped her researchPanjab University's Madhu Khatri emphasised the importance of support systems in order to balance work and life
Jul 18, 2018
Women in Science: Aparna Rao is looking for ways to counter the irreversible effects of glaucomaAparna Rao is working on finding a cure for glaucoma — among the most mysterious and deadly diseases to affect the human eye.
Jul 12, 2018
Women in Science: Ecologist Uma Ramakrishnan explains her work in tiger conservationEcologist Uma Ramakrishnan on how she made wildlife conservation her life's work
Jul 04, 2018
Women in Science: Aparna Mukherjee studies if a simple blood test could monitor TB treatment for childrenAt the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), clinician-scientist Aparna Mukherjee is working on the research and development of blood-based tests to manage TB treatment for children
Jun 27, 2018
Women in Science: Ecologist Farah Ishtiaq on studying the spread of malaria in birdsFarah Ishtiaq wants to find out how malaria is introduced and if it spreads the same way in birds as it spreads in humans
Jun 20, 2018
Women in Science: Physicist Prerna Sharma on unlocking the mysteries of cell structures with her researchPrerna Sharma is taking forward a niche area of academics, while also challenging popular notions of being a physics nerd in India
Jun 13, 2018
Women in Science: Sreelaja Nair on learning about the early stages of life, working with zebrafishEmbryologist Sreelaja Nair talks about the research she conducts at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, to understand how life begins from a single cell