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Women in Science: Farah Ishtiaq on studying avian diseases, and academia's ageism problem
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Women in Science: Farah Ishtiaq on studying avian diseases, and academia's ageism problem

Farah Ishtiaq talks about working with Pamela Rasmussen to find a rare bird, and the ageist-sexist policies in academia that thwart women's progress

Women in Science: How can drugs be more efficacious? Poonkuzhali Balasubramanian has answers
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Women in Science: How can drugs be more efficacious? Poonkuzhali Balasubramanian has answers

Poonkuzhali Balasubramanian is a clinical pharmacologist who studies why people react differently to the same drug

Women in Science: Madhumitha Balaji studies suicide and its prevention as a public health issue
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Women in Science: Madhumitha Balaji studies suicide and its prevention as a public health issue

Through her research, Madhumitha Balaji has found that rates of suicide among Indian men and women is much higher than in high-income countries

Women in Science: Madhu Khatri seeks to understand the hazards of being exposed to nanoparticles
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Women in Science: Madhu Khatri seeks to understand the hazards of being exposed to nanoparticles

As thousands upon thousands of new nanomaterials enter the market, we remain relatively ignorant about their effects on humans and ecological systems. This is where Madhu Khatri’s research comes in.

Women in Science: Sucharita Sambashivaiah on her prevention plan for Type 2 diabetes
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Women in Science: Sucharita Sambashivaiah on her prevention plan for Type 2 diabetes

Sucharita Sambashivaiah and her team of researchers are looking into an unconventional aspect of Type 2 Diabetes, and studying how the disease can be better managed in Indians

Women in Science: Inside Sreelaja Nair's 'fish facility' where she studies life's early stages
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Women in Science: Inside Sreelaja Nair's 'fish facility' where she studies life's early stages

Sreelaja Nair set up her lab at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research from scratch. She now does extensive work in the field of embryology

Women in Science: Dr Pinky Kain studies fruit flies to answer how ‘taste’ is processed by our brain
Life

Women in Science: Dr Pinky Kain studies fruit flies to answer how ‘taste’ is processed by our brain

Neurobiologist Dr Pinky Kain Sharma studies the fruit fly (Drosophila) to answer questions like how information about taste is conveyed to the brain | #WomenInScience | #FirstCulture

Women in Science: Sandhya Vishweswariah talks about her research, the gender gap
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Women in Science: Sandhya Vishweswariah talks about her research, the gender gap

Sandhya Vishweswariah says that not much can be done about the gender gap unless leadership at institutes insists on ensuring equal representation of women | #FirstCulture

Women in Science: What Sonam Mehrotra's studies on DNA replication and damage mean for cancer research
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Women in Science: What Sonam Mehrotra's studies on DNA replication and damage mean for cancer research

This week, in our #WomenInScience series, we're profiling the work of ACTREC's cancer biologist Sonam Mehrotra

Women in Science: IISER Pune's Suhita Nadkarni on her eventful journey in neuroscience
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Women in Science: IISER Pune's Suhita Nadkarni on her eventful journey in neuroscience

Suhita Nadkarni represents the new crop of young Indian interdisciplinary scientists who refuse to suffer through the slow and bureaucratic approach to science that has been the norm in India

Women in Science: At IISER Mohali, Mahak Sharma studies trafficking pathways of cells
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Women in Science: At IISER Mohali, Mahak Sharma studies trafficking pathways of cells

Mahak Sharma, a cell biologist and assistant professor at IISER Mohali, studies membrane trafficking pathways in the cell.

Women in Science: GV Krishnaveni is on a mission to examine effects of early stress on adult health
Life

Women in Science: GV Krishnaveni is on a mission to examine effects of early stress on adult health

Epidemiologist GV Krishnaveni is examining how stress in early life leads to non-communicable illnesses in adulthood | The Life of Science | #FirstCulture

Jumping genes become active in critical brain areas as we age: Study
News & Analysis

Jumping genes become active in critical brain areas as we age: Study

Transposon is a piece of DNA sequence with an inherent ability to move from one genomic location to another.

Indian scientists discover that cardamonin is effective in preventing and controlling colorectal cancer
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Indian scientists discover that cardamonin is effective in preventing and controlling colorectal cancer

Researchers conducted studies on mouse induced with colorectal cancer using drugs as well as human cancer cell lines, and cardamonin was effective.

Indian scientists identify gene linked to psoriasis
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Indian scientists identify gene linked to psoriasis

Alteration in sequence of some genes is human DNA is linked with diseases in humans.

India's black hole scientist, C.V. Vishveshwara passes away at the age of 78
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India's black hole scientist, C.V. Vishveshwara passes away at the age of 78

C.V. Vishveshwara was a pioneer in black hole research and was among the first to analyse the structure of black holes.

Indian scientists develop technology for effective cancer treatment
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Indian scientists develop technology for effective cancer treatment

Indian scientists has made a breakthrough by developing a nano-technology which will help monitor effectiveness of cancer therapy within hours of treatment.

Indian scientists were aware of Zika virus in 1950s: ICMR head
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Indian scientists were aware of Zika virus in 1950s: ICMR head

Indian scientists were aware of Zika virus way back in 1950s and had even stored a vial of the pathogen, which has now emerged as a global health threat

Jaya proposes, Nasa disposes: Scientists discount meteorite killed Vellore man, Indian institute says analysis on
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Jaya proposes, Nasa disposes: Scientists discount meteorite killed Vellore man, Indian institute says analysis on

Scientists at the US space agency Nasa have discounted reports that an Indian bus driver in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district was killed by a meteorite, but Indian experts said this can only be ruled out after "detailed analysis".

India can become self sufficient in defence manufacturing: Modi
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India can become self sufficient in defence manufacturing: Modi

BJP leader Narendra Modi on Sunday said Indian scientists are "our strength" and they will help shape the future in this "knowledge era", while greeting the nation and the community of scientists on National Technology Day.