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A group of honeybees building their honeycomb.
insects Β· Life Β· 24 Sep 2021

How do bees make honey?

By Sunaina Rao
Converting simple sugary solutions into delicious, syrupy honey, bees can indeed be considered master chefs!

Science communicators play a central role in accurately conveying scientific advancements to the public. Β© Sunaina Rao
literacy Β· Science Policy Β· 11 Sep 2021

6 Inspiring Science Communicators and How They Have Changed the Way We Look at Science

By Sunaina Rao
In our opinion, they were instrumental in normalising the scientific process in pop culture.

2021 PH27 is a small asteroid of just around 1 kilometer in diameter orbiting the sun within the Earth's orbit. This picture of an asteroid is only for representation.
asteroid Β· Cosmos Β· 24 Aug 2021

Astronomers Discover Rare "Interior Earth" Asteroid Zipping Around the Sun

By Devadas Vivek
The asteroid, named 2021 PH27 takes just 113 Earth days to complete its orbit around the sun making it the fastest-orbiting asteroid in our solar system.

An illustration of the human brain. Illustration by Fakurian Design.
brain Β· Life Β· 05 Aug 2021

Electron Microscopy Reveals Brain Development Patterns in Worms

By Devadas Vivek
Researchers identified patterns of brain maturation in worms using electron microscopy, providing insights into brain development in humans.

Illustration showing a variety of breed of dogs with a text that reads "Smart Bois" indicating smart dogs. Β© FROMTBOT.
neuroscience Β· Life Β· 28 Jul 2021

Dogs Have a Theory of Mind and Can Recognise Lying Humans

By Devadas Vivek
Researchers recruited hundreds of dogs to a 'theory of mind' experiment, and determined that dogs were more likely to use their visual experience over cues from lying humans when looking for treats.

Scientific research and science policy making - Connected or disconnected? Β© Sunaina Rao.
covid-19 Β· Science Policy Β· 10 Feb 2021

Are our COVID 19 Policies Grounded in Quality Science?

By Sunaina Rao
A recent research published in the journal Science, explores how COVID 19 science affected policy making in government agencies, think tanks and IGOs.

The earth is drowning in plastic. What can we do about this? Β© Sunaina Rao.
environment Β· Earth Β· 19 Dec 2020

The Earth is Drowning in Plastic. Will Enzymes from this Plastic Eating Bacteria Provide New Hope?

By Sunaina Rao
Scientists show how re-engineering enzymes from a plastic eating bacteria, can provide us new avenues in plastic degradation.

Soap and the coronavirus. Β© Sunaina Rao.
coronavirus Β· Life Β· 13 Dec 2020

How Does Soap Kill The Coronavirus Particle

By Sunaina Rao
A simple soap bar can instantly crumble the entire framework of the coronavirus particle, rendering it inactive. But how does it do this?

According to results of a new study published in the journal Nature, there has been about 25 to 40% under-estimation of human contribution to methane in our atmosphere. Methane is one of the most potent greenhouse gases in our atmosphere, even more potent than CO2. Kamal J on Unsplash.
atmosphere Β· Earth Β· 13 Dec 2020

Methane: How Much Does Human Activity Contribute to The Environment

By Devadas Vivek
Scientists just discovered that there has been about 25 to 40% under-estimation of human contribution to methane in our atmosphere.

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