NEW YORK, July 18: Scientists say they nearly eliminated disease-carrying mosquitoes on two islands in China using a new technique. The downside: It may not be practical for larger areas and may cost a lot of money.
WASHINGTON, July 2: After investigating the nature of a mysterious and apparently cigar-shaped object called ‘Oumuamua spotted in 2017 speeding through our solar system, astronomers remain uncertain over how to classify it, but are confident it is not an alien spaceship.
LONDON, June 19: Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the latest sign that the global climate crisis is accelerating even faster than scientists had feared.
KATHMANDU, Nov 21: A team of scientists headed by Nepali national Sanjaya Paudel along with Chandreyee Sengupta at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, has discovered a huge spiral galaxy resembling the Milky Way that was spotted 180 million light-years away.
KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Young Nepalese scientist Dr. Rojeet Shrestha, 31, was recently awarded IFCC Young Investigator Award from International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC).
Prativa Pandey Malla, 31, is a research scientist who has a PhD in organic chemistry from Northwestern University, Illinois, USA. She is the founder and CEO of Catalyst Technology, a company that works for research and development in the field of science and technology. She does research consulting, and is now trying to research the scope of medicinal plants in Nepal.
In conversation with Republica’s Prasansha Rimal she talks about her journey as research scientist.