Author: Manasi Vaidya

Manasi Vaidya had an early inclination towards writing about life and unraveling the complexities of the biological world. After getting her masters in biotechnology she was pleasantly surprised to learn that she could combine the technical know-how with her love for explaining things and pursue a career in science writing. Always up for new experiences, she now comes to SHERP after working at BioSpectrum an Indian biosciences magazine, and looks forward to writing about all things sciency

SNAPSHOT: Conserving the sea stallion

SNAPSHOT: Conserving the sea stallion

A citizen science initiative is trying to collect more information about seahorses from around the world

By Manasi Vaidya | Posted July 15, 2014

SNAPSHOT: A succession of solar flares

SNAPSHOT: A succession of solar flares

Researchers monitor the sun to capture bright beautiful images

By Manasi Vaidya | Posted July 7, 2014

Breaking our plastic habit

Breaking our plastic habit

Is banning plastic bags the best way to get rid of the plastic menace ?

By Manasi Vaidya | Posted June 23, 2014

Protecting marine life and human culture

Protecting marine life and human culture

A marine conservationist joins forces with fishermen to save fish habitats

By Manasi Vaidya | Posted March 10, 2014

On the ground: Tracking the Great Indian Bustard

On the ground: Tracking the Great Indian Bustard

A new project aims to track the movement of the critically endangered species in a last ditch effort to help save it

By Manasi Vaidya | Posted January 27, 2014

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Dysevolution: How changing habits are making humans sick

A new book proposes that cultural changes in the last few centuries have propogated non-infectious diseases that our ancestors didn’t face

By Manasi Vaidya | Posted December 9, 2013