Molecule of the Month: Oxytocin

Literature, religion and philosophy have sought to understand and rationalise the multifaceted aspects of love through poetry, prose and songs. Shakespeare, Rumi and Ariana Grande have tried to encapsulate the heart wrenching passion of romance and why we humans seem to subject ourselves to devotion. Recently, science has become interested in the physiological and physicalContinue reading “Molecule of the Month: Oxytocin”

Molecule of the Month: Lawsone

Being of Bengali-British decent, there always have been two distinct parts of my identity. The one where I am to deeply relate to the struggles of a Bollywood protagonist being married off, and the other where I deeply love a morning cuppa. Having the best of the both worlds doesn’t come without its challenges ofContinue reading “Molecule of the Month: Lawsone”