Lakshmi Chandrasekaran


Lakshmi Chandrasekaran has a PhD degree from New Jersey Institute of Technology and Rutgers, NJ in Mathematics. Lakshmi has worked as a postdoc fellow working on mathematical modeling applied to biological problems. She is currently based in the USA where she works as a freelance science journalist. You can follow her in Twitter at @science_eye.
Role: General Editor, Science
No. of articles: 40
Email: lakshmi.chandrasekaran@themunicheye.com

The dancing cells make the embryo

A powerful study in embryology by a team from European Molecular Biology Labs (EMBL), Heidelberg, Germany and Institut Curie, Paris reveals what...

Predicting the tipping point of complex systems

While preparing soup, have you ever wondered at what point does a pot of boiling water start evaporating?

Now, we know from basic physics that water...

Burning sugars to light up brown fat

Do you recognize that warmth when you wake up on a cold morning snuggled under a blanket? A recent study reveals that you owe this glorious feeling to...

Sperm carries memories of dad's eating habits

At some point in our lifetimes, we have all inherited family heirlooms passed on from generation to generation. Our bequests could range from say a...

How basic research helped expose VW's dirty secret!

The recent Volkswagen emissions scandal has affected up to 11 million vehicles worldwide.
German auto giant Volkswagen's (VW) recent fall from grace is a result of the same greed that brought down Toyota nearly six years ago - the quest for...

Say Hello to your pocket psychiatrist!

Don't think you can trick your smart phone with a fake smile as it can figure out if you are depressed!

Much as it sounds as if you are reading a cool...

Touching a cause of autism

When Arjun (name altered to maintain patient confidentiality) was about eight years old, one of his teachers decided to tickle him along his arm, when...

A 300-year old mystery solved!

Professor Andrew Wiles (pictured above), faculty at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford has won the most prestigious award in...

When the sea comes marching in

Take the year 2100- although many of us in our 20s and 30s today may not live that long, yet our own children and grandchildren will be the ones to...

Religiosity as a predictor of a child's kindness

A recent study on the influence of religion on altruistic behavior among children was conducted by Dr. Jean Decety, at the Department of Psychology...

Converting classrooms into "smart" rooms

Integrating smartphone technology within the conventional classroom setting in universities maybe the next paradigm shift, given the ubiquitous nature of smartphones. But how do we implement this?
Imagine a classroom setting in a university, where students have their heads bent down - not taking notes as you imagine but looking into...

So you think you can eat anything...

"So, you are a Foodie?" Does this feel like being teased or reproached for your gluttonous behavior?

Fear not, for here's music to your ears!

A new...

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