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
What are Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs)? MSCs are a unique type of cells that can differentiate themselves to become functionally
Moving one step beyond to explain the neurobiology of this global epidemic Introduction Depression, a global epidemic, is a leading