The Wire Science

Colonialism changed the way plants are distributed around the world: study
What is the status of India’s ‘One Nation, One Subscription’ plan?
Scientists say new GST rates will cut into their funding, impact research
Could microbes in your mouth say how sick COVID will make you?
Why are we able to remember something that didn’t happen?

Blowin’ in the wind
In search of drinking water
A mini forest in an urban jungle

Spreading the word about Narcondam island and its beautiful hornbills
Behind the scenes with Talk To A Scientist


The Wire Science

Is the Universe different in different directions?
Scientists appeal to MK Stalin to not close India-based Neutrino Observatory
What assistive technologies can do to make STEM more inclusive
1 in 15 lost pregnancies in South Asia is due to air pollution, study finds
Science with borders: Will the new virtual conf guidelines hamper collaborations? (Co-authored with Vasudevan Mukunth)

The Print

Indian study learns how brain handles sudden distractions, could help create mental health tools

Money and mental health in Indian academia
Malaria Control System: a digitised surveillance system to bolster the fight against malaria


The Wire Science
The journey of black-eared kites into the Indian subcontinent, unraveled
With a trickle of COVID-19 reinfections in India + Worldwide, where’s the science?
Suicides among doctors were too common in India. Then the pandemic came.
Tests used by BMC in Mumbai had many false negatives. Don’t be surprised.

The Wire

COVID-19 and mental health: suicidal tendencies and self-harm on the rise

A new study explains how the human brain recognizes jumbled words
A new study explains how the tuberculosis bacteria activates HIV

Research Matters
Using viruses to kill Tuberculosis bacteria

Homecoming: Biochemistry alumni who returned to the Institute



A low-cost paper-and-plastic device to detect tuberculosis

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