Badrilal Meena of Rajasthan is someone who could well be called a human pin cushion. He is a 56 year old railway employee. But what’s baffling the doctors is the fact that he has 75 stationery pins embedded deep under the skin of his neck, legs, forearms. The curious fact is that no visible marks […]

Field investigators of the Virus Research Centre(VRC) in Pune came to Shimoga district in Karnataka in 1957 to follow up on the mysterious death of tens of monkeys. The investigation would begin a decades spanning search for the origins of a baffling disease that would go on to afflict humans. Even as the researchers were […]