Pranjal Mehar

Whether it is the delicacy of a nanoparticle or the fickleness of a bonobo, Pranjal Mehar tracks and reports on the adventure that is science. Based in Maharashtra, India, she is a former staff writer and always been a great member of Tech Explorist.

Recent articles

Molten rock located under tectonic plates encourages them to move

Deep magma facilitates the movement of tectonic plates

A reusable heated face mask to filter and inactivate coronaviruses

A heated face mask to filter and inactivate coronaviruses.

A simple skin test can accurately identify Parkinson’s disease

Diagnosing Parkinson’s disease with skin samples could lead to earlier detection.

New algorithm to generate 3D models of the insides of large buildings

A complete workflow that allows to generate 3D models from point clouds of buildings.

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My articles

A reusable heated face mask to filter and inactivate coronaviruses

A heated face mask to filter and inactivate coronaviruses.

A simple skin test can accurately identify Parkinson’s disease

Diagnosing Parkinson’s disease with skin samples could lead to earlier detection.

A novel CRISPR-based genome labeling scheme

Reliably visualizing genomic elements in living cells.

Fear and anxiety share the same bases in the brain

The findings could lead to better models of emotion and more effective interventions for anxiety and depression.

Coronavirus remains active on human skin for nine hours

The pathogen that causes the flu survives on human skin for about 1.8 hours by comparison.

The rain really can move mountains, study

The study has helped to solve a long-standing scientific enigma.

An enhanced form of liquid biopsy developed for brain tumors

Test is easy to use, quick, low cost, and can follow the course of disease.