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In Focus: Gut Flora

What is gut flora and why is it so important to know it’s function in our body? Click on the link below to see the latest video In Focus! Subscribe to my channel on YouTube for latest videos on science!    

The Tale of Two CRISPR Babies

Life sciences has been evolving ever since the elucidation of the structure of the DNA in the 1960s. Soon after discovering the “secret of life”, we have witnessed a paradigm shift in life sciences research which led to the human genome project made possible through

Why do Floods Occur?

In the wake of the #Kerala floods that occurred last month and across other states of India namely, UP, Karnataka, Assam and Bengal and as our country looks back at the appalling death toll of around 900 lives claimed by floods this year, I decided

A Space Oddity for Tesla

Last week was crazy: Cherry Red Tesla, Elon Musk, Falcon Heavy & Starman. They have been swooping the headlines. They got everyone talking – the fans, the spectators, sci-fi enthusiasts, the haters, everyone. Even those who have never heard of SpaceX or Elon Musk were excited

Tardigrade: Animal Kingdom’s Tough Cookie

If you thought that the most resilient creature was the polar bear or the rattlesnake, think again. One species that has been making headlines recently – known for its talent to withstand extreme conditions, is the Tardigrade or affectionately called as the “Water bear”(although I