What does scientific evidence mean in the Covid-19 pandemic?

In a rush to comment on SARS-CoV-2 and Covid-19, many experts have erred. Throughout the course of this pandemic there have been several prescriptive pieces based on scientific research, typically on the lines of ‘what must the government do’. This piece Majority Indians have natural immunity. Vaccinating the entire population can cause great harm is … Continue reading What does scientific evidence mean in the Covid-19 pandemic?

Flight Plan: Lessons from Insects , Cafe Scientifique Bangalore, Talk-2

Cafe Scientifique Bangalore is a new venture by a group of researchers in the city. This evening, I attended the second talk since its beginning. It aims to be a hub bridging science and public perception in its own small way of facilitating public lectures and discussions by scientists/researchers from a wide range of disciplines. … Continue reading Flight Plan: Lessons from Insects , Cafe Scientifique Bangalore, Talk-2

Scientific Knowledge explored through Theory of Evolution

The following is a paper I wrote on the nature of scientific knowledge examined through Theory of Evolution. This was a paper developed as a part of a course in evolution that I signed up for this year.  On nature of scientific knowledge Theory of evolution from its formative stages to the current is a … Continue reading Scientific Knowledge explored through Theory of Evolution