Glue-ing the brain

This article was published in the Science Desk section of Newslaundry.com. You can view it here. In 1898, William Ford Robertson, a Scottish pathologist working in the Royal Edinburgh Asylums published his work on an undescribed group of brain cells. A young man of 32 years, he had been staining brain slices with platinum, palladium... Continue Reading →

Shoot the Shit – Chapter 1

Here is our first ever Shoot the Shit episode - we talk about Smart watches, the now-defunct company Pebble and Shruti's father's new love - Alexa, Amazon's personal assistant.

We all love the gift of the gab (or as the Scottish say: gumbashing). What could be better then than podcasts about science? Here's a list of our podcasts that we've made so far. We would love your inputs on content and production. If you have suggestions for new topics to cover, hit us up... Continue Reading →

GENE EDITING MADE CRISPR

Q: What’s with the missing ‘e’? A: There isn’t a missing ‘e’. It is how it is spelt. In fact, it is an acronym for Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats.   Q: You’ve lost me now, what does all that mean? A: Guilty as charged. You see it all started with biologists who were... Continue Reading →

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