Nishat Anan

ABOUT

Nishat is a science journalist. She graduated with an MSc in Biomedical Science from Monash University where she worked with a cellular model of Parkinson’s Disease. Nishat loves lending her voice to bring science closer to society.

Stories by Nishat Anan


Study Shows Genetic Links To Academic Achievements in East Asians

Until now such studies have been limited to Western populations.

What Prevents Bystanders From Stopping Gender-Based Violence

Previous unsuccessful attempts in curbing violence is one of the main reasons dissuading bystanders, found the study.

How Scientists Are ‘Hyping’ Their Research Proposals

Study shows that researchers targeting National Institutes of Health grants are increasingly using promotional language in their applications. But what’s really driving this?

Flood Prone Areas Are Likely To Have More Infant Mortality

Data spanning three decades highlights the potential long-term public health burden of recurrent flooding in Bangladesh.

How Estrogen Shields Tumors From The Immune System

The female sex hormone contributes to tumor progression in the estrogen-negative cancers lacking hormone receptors.

Building Scientists For Bangladesh

Microbiologist Senjuti Saha and her team are empowering the next generation of scientists and community leaders in Bangladesh.

The Split Nap Hack for All-Nighters

A new analysis of night shift nap studies points to the optimal snooze schedule for fending off exhaustion and drowsiness in early morning hours.

Weathering Makes Microplastics Even More Toxic

Microplastics that have undergone natural weathering acted as harmful neurotoxins in mice, shows a study from South Korea.

How COVID-19 Puts Maternal and Fetal Health At Risk

The study explains underlying molecular changes that occur in placenta during COVID-19 infection, and urges pregnant women with COVID-19 symptoms to get tested.