Two new studies from the Indian Institute of Bombay (IIT Bombay), Mumbai, show the importance of defects in the arrangement of atoms in a crystal, called dislocations, in shaping the physical properties of metallic alloys.

Shilpy Chaturvedi

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Shilpy Chaturvedi is a Pune based writer and a research trainee. She has completed her in Biotechnology from Dr. D.Y. Patil College, Pune and is currently training in a pharmaceutical company. She has been a part of various linguistic clubs at school and college level and has written and presented her write-ups at various city and state level platforms. Apart from being a passionate science nerd, she is deeply spiritual and believes that science and spirituality go hand in hand. She is an ardent lover of nature and of all things quaint and is found trekking and/or doing Kathak in her free time.

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