Vijay Shankar  Balakrishnan

Vijay Shankar Balakrishnan

Journalist, Writer, and Podcaster

Reports & writes on science, health, environment, technology and the sociology of all these both in print & online platforms with multimedia and data graphics whenever possible. Founder of BookPodia.

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Post-It-Notes For Feet: Sticky Protein Enhances Starfish Stride

Post-It-Notes For Feet: Sticky Protein Enhances Sta...

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Hornworts Loan Genes to Ferns for Shady Environments

Hornworts Loan Genes to Ferns for Shady Environment...

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New Batten Research: NtBuHA and Lysosomal Storage Diseases

An antioxidant chemical provides a “proof of concep...

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Zinc, Your Liver, and Diabetes: A Curious Triad of the Diabetic Clinic

Research from Japan tracks the route of zinc from p...

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Natural Insecticide From Tarantula Poison? New Study On Spider ...

A Good Dose of Spider Poison: Tarantula Venom at Home and on the Farm. September 12, 2013 by Vijay Shankar...

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New Potential Vaccine for Leishmaniasis Provides Hope

Taking the Bug by its Food, Blood: A Potential Vaccine for Leishmaniasis. September 11, 2013 by Vijay Shankar Balakrishnan, PhD...

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New Potential Vaccine for Leishmaniasis Provides Hope

Leishmaniasis affects 20 million people worldwide every year - could a new vaccine provide a preventative for this fatal and difficult-to-treat condition?...