Shefali is a professional science and medical writer. She holds a doctorate in Cell Biology from the National Center for Biological Sciences. Clear and precise communication is her forte.
Using special antibodies to attack HIV. More than thirty-five million people in the world today are living with HIV/AIDS. In the last few decades there have been concerted, large-scale efforts worldwide to contain the spread of this pandemic and to help infected people survive the virus and live with it. At the forefront of anti-HIVREAD MORE
Novel uses for eggshells How many times a week do you have eggs for breakfast? I’m guessing three to four times. If your answer is yes, close your eyes and think about what you discard from the egg once you are done cooking. Shells, right? After all, that’s waste! However, the humble eggshell and theREAD MORE
Widely praised energy-burning brown fat cells hamper survival of cancer patients. White adipose tissue or white fat has earned notoriety in the current obesity pandemic. In fact, the discovery of hormones like Irisin which can turn white fat into energy-burning brown fat has been hailed as a breakthrough in the treatment of obesity. DoREAD MORE
Elephants recognize voices of Maasai and Kambala men. Human-animal conflict is the common feature apparent in all global ecosystems. Large mammals such as tigers, lions, elephants and rhinos are increasingly being restricted to smaller and smaller areas of the ecosystem resulting in greater contact between people and wild animals. The interaction can lead to lossREAD MORE