Tale of TEM

A deep dive into the evolution of the microscope that has enabled groundbreaking discoveries   In my eighth grade classroom, amidst sunbeams dancing on dusty desks, the creaking sound of the ceiling fan, and the pungent smell of chemicals, my science teacher Deepak Sah’s words painted a universe where tiny things held big secrets. We […]

Expanding the Material-verse

Researchers at IISc are using novel technologies to add to existing materials and to understand material properties   About 2.5 million years ago, our ancestors discovered that striking two pieces of rock against each other produces rough edges and stone chips that could be used to break animal bones and scoop flesh off carcasses. And […]