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!
The accidental discovery of penicillin by Alexander Fleming changed the course of mankind. However it has been estimated that by 2050, 10 million worldwide deaths could result from antibiotic-resistance bacteria. So, how do antibiotics resist the super-bugs? Read the blog to know in details … Continue readingANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE AND WAYS TO TACKLE SUPER-BUGS
How the paradigm of science is changing with time is something really exciting. Do you know why? Continue reading to find how overlapping the practice of science can be and how it can open up enormous possibilities. … Continue readingInterdisciplinary Science And How It Can Help In Modelling Biological Systems
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
Currently, there are 29 countries in the world that legalize homosexuality. Yet, there are many people who still believe that “homosexuality is a choice and, one can be cured with religious practices and manmade rewiring of a predisposition”. But is that so? Let’s find out … Continue readingThe Science Behind Homosexuality
In the present world, there is sadly a lot of discrimination based on the colour of one’s skin. Can we speculate it as a SciComm crisis?
What brought on such a wide diversity of human skin colour? It has very little to do with sunburn or even skin cancer.
It has rather been shaped by conflicting demands of two essential vitamins – folate and vitamin D. … Continue readingThe Science Behind Skin Colour