Sandeep Ravindran

Sandeep Ravindran

Freelance science writer

I've covered life sciences & tech for Smithsonian, PBS Nova Next, NatGeo News, The Scientist, Nature, PopSci, Backchannel & The Verge. Microbiology PhD from Stanford, SciCom from UC Santa Cruz.

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sciencenewsforstudents.org

World’s deepest zoo harbors clues to extraterrestrial life

Scientists have discovered a variety of living things deep below Earth’s surface

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PBS.org

The Secret Lives of Ants

PBS NOVA Next: The Secret Lives of Ants

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pnas.org

Bacteria work together to survive Earth’s depths

Inner Workings: Bacteria work together to survive Earth’s depths

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The Scientist

Discovering Novel Antibiotics | The Scientist Magazine

Three methods identify and activate silent bacterial gene clusters to uncover new drugs

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pnas.org

Tiny organisms could reveal how animals evolved

Inner Workings: Tiny organisms could reveal how animals evolved

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theopennotebook.com

Feeling Like a Fraud: The Impostor Phenomenon in Science Writing

The Open Notebook – Feeling Like a Fraud: The Impostor Phenomenon in Science Writing

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BioTechniques

A New Window to the Underwater World

BioTechniques - A New Window to the Underwater Worl...

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arstechnica.com

This tiny brain parasite seems to make rodents braver—and it likes humans, too

Researchers keep studying, but Toxoplasma gondii keeps confounding their expectations.

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BioTechniques

A New Star in the Fight Against Multidrug-resistant Bacteria

BioTechniques - A New Star in the Fight Against Mul...

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BioTechniques

RNA Sequencing Rapidly Maps the Brain

BioTechniques - RNA Sequencing Rapidly Maps the Brain

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The Scientist

What Sensory Receptors Do Outside of Sense Organs: The Scientist Magazine

Odor, taste, and light receptors are present in many different parts of the body, and they have surprisingly diverse functions.

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BioTechniques

Tracking Protein Dynamics in Single Living Neurons

BioTechniques - Tracking Protein Dynamics in Single...

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pnas.org

Coral reefs at a tipping point

Inner Workings: Coral reefs at a tipping point

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blog.pnas.org

How to find the rare, disease-resistant individuals who could help forge new therapies

Journal Club: How to find the rare, disease-resistant individuals who could help forge new therapies | National Academy of Sciences

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BioTechniques

Differentiated Cells Regain the Ability to Grow Like Stem Cells

BioTechniques - Differentiated Cells Regain the Ability to Grow Like Stem Cells