Why do animals play? Is there any purpose or they just play for amusement? Let’s see what may be the scientific explanation to this behaviour of the animals. … Continue readingCOME LET’S PLAY: THE WORLD OF NO-HUMANS
Introduction Suppose that in an office, several letters are being issued in each and every member’s name separately from a
What’s the secret behind our origin? Did we really originate on the Earth or are we foreign to this planet? Let’s discuss some of the concepts that can hint us at something logical about our origin. … Continue readingARE WE THE ALIENS?
So far we have understood how important viruses are. Does this mean we forget the damage a virus can cause? What should we conclude about viruses? … Continue readingHOW VIRUSES CHANGED US – A SCIENTIFIC PERSPECTIVE
Most of us are overwhelmed by the negative sides of viruses. However, have we ever spent a minute thinking if we could survive without them? … Continue readingHOW VIRUSES CHANGED US – A SCIENTIFIC PERSPECTIVE
One of the largest industries of the world faces a problem in disguise that surfaces when there is no way back. Team iGEM IISER Kolkata proposes a possible solution. Can this be the much-needed saviour? … Continue readingnaMOOste!
iGEM is a global competition where high school students, undergraduate and over graduate students compete in the arena of synthetic biology. made its debut in iGEM in 2018 and has since then executed two successful projects. In this blog we shall go through this journey of IISERK. … Continue readingiGEM – The Journey of Team IISER Kolkata
Did you know that Richard Feynman had synaesthesia? The individuals who experience synaesthesia are able to hear and taste colours, or associate colours with letters, numbers and even music. This condition empowers you to have more than one sense simultaneously. … Continue readingSynaesthesia: Hearing Colors, Tasting Music and What Not
The North Pacific is facing something we just don’t know about. Or maybe we just do not care. A Sea star-associated densovirus (SSaDV), is causing a widespread disease in the underwater world, called the wasting disease … Continue readingAn Underwater Pandemic That We Should Care About
Parkinson’s disease is a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement. The initial aggregates of the alpha-synuclein are known as oligomers are responsible for spreading the disease in the brain. An endogenous helical antimicrobial peptide, which is naturally attached to the alpha-synuclein, called LL-37 can be the key to the solution of Parkinson’s disease. … Continue readingNaturally found LL-37 : A Savior