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.

Neelanjana Bandyopadhyay

Neelanjana Bandyopadhyay has a PhD degree in Biochemistry from the University of Manchester, UK. She takes keen interest in science education and believes in going beyond textbooks for teaching. Presently, she runs “WonderScience” where she teaches science to children through hands-on experiments.

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