Popular Science

Selected popular science articles/presentations:

Selected Popular Science Articles:

Pusdekar, S., How a Farmers’ Pest Is Making Scientists Rethink the Speed of Evolution, The Wire, November 16, 2022
Sanchís, I., “Hay que adaptarse a la naturaleza y no pretender cambiarla”, La Vanguardia, July 20, 2022
Datta, S., Honey, we shrunk their habitat: A film explores how wild bees are coping in cities, The News Minute, May 11, 2022
Krishnamurthy, R., Is air pollution contributing to the ‘insect apocalypse’? Yes, experts tell DTE, Down to Earth, January 25, 2022
Bharath, H., ‘Its body looked like a warzone.’ Air pollution could kill off critical honey bees in India, Science, Aug 10, 2020
Pontecorvo, E., An overlooked threat to the honeybee: Air Pollution, Grist, Aug 11, 2020
Pelley, J., Air pollution hurts honeybees, Chem Eng News, Aug 11, 2020
Smith & Brown., Air pollution could be making honey bees sick – new study, The Conversation, Aug 10, 2020
Connellan, I., “Fancy VR fact-finds fly flight“, Cosmos, May 20, 2020
Raman, S.,”Using virtual reality to understand how insects fly“, ResearchMatters, May 18, 2020
Wells, S. “These insects are annoying, but they might just save your life“, Inverse, May 18, 2020
Khan, S. J. “Understanding the Language of Nature“. Sci-Illustrate Spotlight. September 17, 2019
The Scent Orchestra of Flowers (2018) i wonder. Azim Premji U., 5: November, 2018
Katsnelson, A. 2018 “Decoding an insect’s sensory world“. Chemical and Engineering News 96, 16–18. DOI: 10.1021/cen-09627-feature1.
The scent of a man: What odors do female blackbuck find enticing in a male?“, NCBS News, Anusha Krishnan, June 27, 2018.
Eat, Pray and Love – a guide on organism survival“, Club SciWri, Debarshini Chakraborty, March 12, 2018.
“Minor changes in olfactory sensory pathways can lead to the evolution of new species“, India BioScience, Asmita Sengupta, January 19, 2017
“The rise of the apple maggot fly – How an altered sense of smell could drive the formation of new species”, NCBS News, Asmita Gupta, January 25, 2017
Flying senses: How insects find objects in a big, big world”  NCBS News / Sixth Annual Science Journalism Workshop, October 7, 2016
Chemical ecology; Talking in nature’s language” (2016) i wonder magazine. Azim Premji U., 2: June, 2016
Dr. Shannon Olsson: Naturalism, chemistry and neuroscience” Biotechin.Asia, July 18, 2016
When your brain is half a millimeter long, how do you make sense of the world?” TEDx Innovations, May 11, 2016
Fostering collaborations and creating a roadmap for Indian chemical ecology” IndiaBioscience, April 27, 2016

Selected Popular Science Talks:

Science at the Sabha, IMSC, February, 16, 2020
DDK Shillong, April, 2019
Kaapi with Kuriosity, ICTS, March 25, 2018
TEDxChennai, March 11, 2018
TEDxAshokaUniversity, September 23, 2017
INK Fellows Program, INK Conference 2016, September 16, 2016
Interview on Natural Products, January 21, 2016
TEDx MAIS, December 8, 2015
INK Salon, December 18, 2015
Syntalk Episode #TRAI, October, 2015

Newspaper coverage:

Knowing the ways of the coffee white stem borer“, The Hindu, July 10, 2021.
Air pollution harms honey bees too, study finds: Dirty air could kill 80% of bees in India”, USA Today, Aug 14, 2020
Cómo la extinción de las abejas podría destruir la vida en el planeta”, Mundario, Aug 12, 2020
Luftföroreningar verkar även påverka bin”, Sveriges Radio, Aug 11, 2020
Bees slower, sicker and living shorter lives because of air pollution, study suggests”, The Independent, Aug 11, 2020
“Pollution affects honey bees, impacts pollination”, Economic Times, Aug 11, 2020
Bees living in the world’s most polluted cities are dying, scientists reveal”, Telegraph, Aug 10, 2020
Scientists use virtual reality to know how insects find objects“, Times of India, May 21, 2020
Moderne Verhaltensforschung Wenn Fliegen fliegen und ihre Rechner rechnen“, Richard Friebe, Der Tagespiegel, May 18, 2020
Scientists Just Figured Out Why It’s So Hard to Swat a Fruit Fly“, Ruth Schuster, Haaretz, May 18, 2020
“Scientists create video game to unlock how flies navigate“, Katie Hunt, CNN, May 18, 2020
Spotlight on feminism and femininity”, The New Indian Express, October 21, 2019
A non-flower, but just as bright for insects”, The Hindu, June 13, 2019
Where insects play games to advance Science“, The Hindu, February 4, 2018
News across the world for our study on pollinator preference across continents, December, 2017
NE scientists symposium underway“, Eastern Mirror, April 11, 2017
Population growth poses huge challenges: expert“, The Hindu, February 16, 2017
Bitter coffee this“, Deccan Herald, September 13, 2016
NCBS working on natural cure for stem borer disease”, Deccan Herald, December 25, 2015.
NCBS, ATREE travel with Science Express”. The Hindu. December 6, 2015
IIIM organizes interaction session between Scientists, Gandhian scholars”. Daily Excelsior, Jammu and Kashmir, December 3, 2015
Home away from Home”. Economic Times, October 10, 2015
Communicating in nature’s language”. The Hindu. August 8, 2015
Rs. 25-crore grant to study if flowers talk to each other”. The Hindu April 26, 2015

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