Snailing with Friends: Exploring the Fascinating World of Snails

Nipu Kumar Das

Science Reporter | March 5, 2024

It was on a wintery morning that I got off the flight in my hometown in Assam and took a deep breath. It felt good to be home. I had returned after more than a year. During that time, I had enrolled in a PhD programme as part of a DBT project (Department of Biotechnology, Government of India) focused on the molluscan species inventory of Northeast India. The programme was based at a research institution in Bengaluru, i.e., Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE)