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Sruthi Sanjeev Balakrishnan

Cell Biology

National Centre for Biological Sciences

Iā€™m a graduate student in Cell Biology at the National Centre for Biological Sciences, India. I study how the eye cells of fruit flies perform balancing acts that keep the flies from going blind every time light hits their eyes.

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Aerogel, the world's lightest solid, can help bones heal faster

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New research has developed hybrid aerogels that be used as scaffolds to speed up bone regeneration

Sruthi Sanjeev Balakrishnan

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Immune cells like to double up for stronger infection fighting power

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Once thought to be experimental artifacts, these cell pairs could provide important insights into the immune system

To adapt to city life, snails in urban centres are more likely to be yellow than pink

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Science-loving citizens helped researchers look at how urban environments affect snails

We have many tools in the fight against antibiotic resistance, and we should consider not using them

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New studies hold promise for treating tuberculosis ā€” but also suggest that sometimes the best course of action in treating infections is no action

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Should the age of humans have a geologic name?

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And how will Earth's history remember us?

Rebecca Dzombak

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Science has a garbage problem. Why aren't recycling schemes more popular?

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Research institutions need to reflect on their attitudes toward plastic waste and make sustainability a priority in laboratories

Simone Eizagirre

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Scientists tried to replicate a provocative gene editing paper in real-time, and documented it on Twitter

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A study linking an edited CCR5 gene with dying young didn't pass the smell test

Alison Koontz

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Neurons and cancer cells are a dangerous duo

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New research finds that neurons migrate from the brain to infiltrate cancer cells, and that targeting this process is a promising new method of attack on cancer.

Claudia Lopez-Lloreda

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