Scientists Simplifying Science

Rohan: Wildlife ‘cartoonizer’

I am yet to meet someone who decided to be an artist early on and work their way up. I wonder if as a society we don’t allow the young to make that decision. While we root for them if they want to be doctors and pilots and engineers, we don’t encourage careers in humanities… Keep Reading


The week that it was- 20th to 26th Feb, 2017

Different career options – academic and non academic, transitioning from the former to the latter, the key skills to further your career and the best places to find your dream job – all this and more that CSG members have been discussing over the last week. No more visa cap for Indian students in the… Keep Reading

Reporting from the Lab

Got fat ? Let’s migrate !

Targeted cancer therapy, for the most part, focuses on restricting the uncontrolled growth of a tumor. While these treatment strategies have been successful during the early stages of cancer, there is a constant need to identify treatment options for tumors that have undergone metastasis i.e. the tumor cells have dispersed from their primary site and localized… Keep Reading

Theory of Creativity

Robert Hooke and the microscopic world

This series highlights dead ol’ scientists, who went against the grain and started something cool. Most of them faced opposition to their ideas and beliefs, but they made some fundamental discoveries.   Illustrations by Leslee Lazaar   I am a neuroscientist, who is passionate about communicating science using visual art. I use illustrations, graphic design, infographics, collages and… Keep Reading


MedNess-Pill for Alzheimer’s?

Hello and welcome to yet another exciting week of MedNess. We bring the news from medicine and healthcare with greatest impact. It seems like; year 2017 will be the year of neurology! It is just the second month of the year and treatment strategies for various neurological disorders are making headlines. Merck halts Phase 3… Keep Reading


The week that it was – 13th – 19th Feb, 2017

What an exciting week, with the CRISPR battle leaning towards Broad for the time being, and ISRO launching 104 satellites in one go! CSG couldn’t have been a silent watching space in the meanwhile. Let’s have a look into what our members have been up to in the last week. Broad’s win over CRISPR battle?… Keep Reading


From Bangalore to Boston-IISc Igem 2016

Many articles have already been written about research and the intricacies of a life in it. Most of them, though, are from the perspective of graduate students; written by graduate students themselves, or people reminiscent of their time in graduate school. This is probably because that is when a person generally evolves from a student… Keep Reading


You had the Right to Remain Silent

Editor’s Note: Silence is Golden, isn’t it? After reading #ClubSciWri’s Sunday Blog from Syam Anand, you will realize how the complications in the patent war on CRIPSR-Cas9 have resulted from the statements made by parties whose vested interests are at stake. So next time when you have a plan to cash your intellectual crop, look… Keep Reading

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