SCIENCE & TECH

Decoding the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: The Layman version

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was announced today (5th October 2015) and was awarded one half jointly to William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites and the other half to Youyou Tu for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against… Continue reading Decoding the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: The Layman version

SCIENCE & TECH

2012 Nobel Prize in Medicine- What is it all about?

Note: This article is intended for people from non scientific background The 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is won by Sir John B. Gurdon from the Gurdon Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom and Shinya Yamanaka from the Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan. They got the prize for their work in Stem cell research. According to… Continue reading 2012 Nobel Prize in Medicine- What is it all about?

SCIENCE & TECH

Getting rid of Drug side effects

You thought that was possible? Well; you may try what is shown in the picture!! 😀 (Do read the article below the photo.) WARNING: Cutting the sides of the drug doesn't get rid of its side effects! It in turn just reduces its efficacy, which is BAD for you The drug you take, is designed… Continue reading Getting rid of Drug side effects

SCIENCE & TECH, SOCIETY

An Email to you with the “Email post” from my Email

Wow! This is my first blog post as part of the Daily post weekly writing challenge and this weeks challenge is "Mail it In" This is a great challenge! Not just a writing challenge, but a technical challenge too! I am trying to publish a WordPress post using my email. (If you are reading this,… Continue reading An Email to you with the “Email post” from my Email

SCIENCE & TECH

The ABC of Biology

CAUTION: Sorry for misleading you with the title 😀 The post below has highly subject oriented terms from Life Science field.  It MAY be difficult for you to understand it, if you are from a non-biology, or non-science field. But..Having said that... Life is all about learning new things every moment. It's an ever evolving… Continue reading The ABC of Biology

SCIENCE & TECH

100 and beyond….Not Sachin but ISRO

On April-19, 1975, from a remote location in Russia ( the then USSR) a space rocket called Kosmos-3M lifted off successfully with an on board satellite. Thousands of miles away, in India, the rocket launching event was a moment of anxiety, relief and pride. Why? The on board satellite in that rocket was "Aryabhatta" ,… Continue reading 100 and beyond….Not Sachin but ISRO

SCIENCE & TECH

Meanwhile in Mars….

If there were media in mars , how would they have seen the news of curiosity rover of NASA land on their surface ? Read an imaginative transcript of a news report from mars in my blog article below 🙂 Dear Martian Viewers, sorry to interrupt the scheduled telecast of your selected channel, as we have to… Continue reading Meanwhile in Mars….