Chien-Shiung Wu — the First Lady of Physics — was a Chinese experimental physicist, whose work on beta decay and parity violation made seminal contributions to the field of nuclear physics.

Chien-Shiung Wu — Sci-Illustrate Stories

Featuring artwork & words by Dr. Eleonora Adami, Sci-Illustrate Stories. Set in motion by Dr. Radhika Patnala.


The world’s first neurologist in space, Dr. Roberta Bondar is globally recognized for her pioneering contributions to space medicine research, fine art photography and environment education.

Roberta Bondar, Sci-Illustrate Stories

Featuring artwork by Miler Ximena Lopez & words by Dr. Roopali Chaudhary, Sci-Illustrate Stories. Set in motion by Dr. Radhika Patnala.

The summer of 1969, the world witnessed humans landing and walking on the Moon, showing the heights of technology and human intellect. In a little town in Ontario, Canada, Roberta Bondar watched the landing with her father. It was an “affirmation of everything I believed would have to be possible,” including women soaring…


An entrepreneur, businesswoman, and influencer, who launched the first biotech company in India.

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Sci-Illustrate Stories.

Featuring artwork by Harsho Mohan and words by Dr. Sumbul J. Khan, Sci-Illustrate Stories. Set in motion by Dr. Radhika Patnala.

Research in life sciences leads to discoveries that not only expand our knowledge but also inspire new applications that can benefit the health and well being of a society. Biotechnology facilitates such a transformation and enables societies to enjoy the fruits of life science discoveries to the fullest. Successful biotechnology applications require a scientific mindset combined with entrepreneurial vision and skill. …


Vera Rubin was an American astronomer whose work on galaxy rotation rates provided evidence for the existence of dark matter.

Vera Rubin — Sci-Illustrate Stories

Featuring artwork & words by Dr. Eleonora Adami, Sci-Illustrate Stories. Set in motion by Dr. Radhika Patnala.


Rosalind Franklin was a British chemist and X-ray crystallographer who uncovered the structure of coal, viruses, and most famously the double helix structure of DNA.

Rosalind Franklin, Sci-Illustrate Stories

Featuring artwork by Miler Ximeno Lopez and words by Dr. Sumbul Jawed Khan, Sci-Illustrate Stories. Set in motion by Dr. Radhika Patnala.

Rosalind Franklin’s (1920- 1958) name is now synonymous with the discovery of the double helix structure of DNA. However, we often forget that she made significant discoveries in describing the structure of coal, graphite, and viruses. …


A botanist specializing in plant biotechnology, molecular biology and genomics increasing stress tolerance in crops and sustainable agriculture.

Paramjit Khurana, Sci-Illustrate Stories

Featuring artwork by Harsho Mohan & words by Dr. Roopali Chaudhary, Sci-Illustrate Stories. Set in motion by Dr. Radhika Patnala.

Agriculture is one of the largest sources of livelihoods in India. But environmental stressors, like temperature, humidity, soil pH, and pests, can gravely hamper the growth and development of crops. Each environmental stressor could lead to morphological, physiological, biochemical, molecular and cellular changes in plants that enable them to survive. A leading expert in India, Dr. …


Mary Anning was an English palaeontologist, whose findings contributed to redefine scientific theories about the (pre-)history of life on Earth.

Mary Anning — Sci-Illustrate Stories

Featuring artwork & words by Dr. Eleonora Adami, Sci-Illustrate Stories. Set in motion by Dr. Radhika Patnala.


The first person to clone HIV leading to the development of blood tests & antiviral therapies saving millions of lives!

Flossie Wong-Staal, Sci-Illustrate Stories

Featuring artwork by Miler Ximena Lopez & words by Dr. Roopali Chaudhary, Sci-Illustrate Stories. Set in motion by Dr. Radhika Patnala.


A world renowned and eminent Mathematician who has made significant contributions to the field of algebra.

Featuring artwork by Harsho Mohan and words by Dr. Sumbul Jawed Khan, Sci-Illustrate Stories. Set in motion by Dr. Radhika Patnala.

India has a long and rich history of contributions to Mathematics going all the way back to the1200 BCE. The decimal system was invented in India; Indians have made early contribution to the study of the concept of zero, negative numbers, algebra, geometry and arithmetic. But if you think about all the famous Indian mathematicians- Aryabhatta (476–550 CE), or Bhaskara (1114–1185 CE), or…


Rachel Carson (1907–1964) was an American biologist and writer, whose books became catalysts for advancing the global environmental movement.

Featuring artwork & words by Dr. Eleonora Adami, Sci-Illustrate Stories. Set in motion by Dr. Radhika Patnala.

I have recently visited the “Planet or Plastic” exhibition by National Geographic at the Artscience museum in Singapore. Normally I’d write “if you happen to pass by Singapore in the next few months, do check it out”…but unfortunately, with a pandemic in progress, no one is casually passing by anywhere these days. So, excuse the little digression, let me get back to the point…

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