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Pratik Pawar is a freelance science journalist based in Bangalore, India. His stories have appeared in Science News, The Wire, Discover, The Washington Post, among other outlets.
He is a recipient of the 2019 S. Ramaseshan Science Writing Fellowship. As a fellow, he writes news stories and profiles at Current Science, India’s leading open-access research journal. He is also a recipient of the 2020 EurekAlert! Fellowship for International Science Reporters.
He graduated with a master’s degree in biotechnology in 2018 and has since been on the lookout for obscure science stories. Alongside the written word, he has a long-standing interest in podcasting. In his free time, he can be found listening to the latest Radiolab or reading medical non-fiction.