Biplab Das

Science journalist and writer


My stories appeared in Chemical & Engineering News (US), Nature India (India), Nature Middle East (Cairo, Egypt), in Briefings of Scientific American (US), SciDev.Net (London), Cosmos magazine (Australia), Down To Earth magazine (India), Dietaryfibrefood.Com (US), and Indian newspapers such as The Telegraph and The Statesman and wrote science radio talks for All India Radio and scripts for CSIR documentary films.

Of late, I have written for ‘Arthropaedia‘ a Mumbai-based orthopaedic journal.

Recently, I have also worked as a freelance researcher for an innovative programme of Times Television Network, Mumbai.

I have also written brochure, leaflets and website content for advertising agency, blogs and non-profit organizations.


  • Science and technology writing
  • ghost writing
  • wrote newsletter for NGO
  • brochure leaflets and web content for advertising agency
  • scripts for docu films and radio talks
  • content for websites and blogs
  • research



  • Contributing Editor

Chemical & Engineering News, a magazine published by the American Chemical Society

February 2015 – Present (1 year 5 months)

Roles – write science news mainly related to chemistry, biochemistry and biotechnology

Freelance Science Writer

Nature Middle East, an international online news portal NPG, UK

October 2012 – Present (3 years 9 months)

I write research highlights and science news on a wide variety of science and technology topics


 Writer and owner

June 2011 – Present (5 years 1 month) Kolkata Area, India

Roles – write news, short features and interviews


Freelance Science Journalist

Nature India, an online news portal published by NPG, UK

January 2008 – Present (8 years 6 months)Gurgaon, India

I write research highlights on physical sciences, particularly on chemistry, physics and space, feature and interview-based articles on a wide variety of science and technology topics


Freelance science writer

SciDeV.Net, an online science magazine

June 2005 – Present (11 years 1 month) London, United Kingdom

Roles – write science news


  • Freelance Writer

All India Radio, Kolkata

April 2005 – Present (11 years 3 months) Kolkata Area, India

Roles – write scripts for science programmes

  • Freelance Science Reporter

Down To Earth magazine

September 2004 – Present (11 years 10 months) New Delhi Area, India

Roles – write news for the science and technology section

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Opportunities looking for:

  • Joining a nonprofit board

Causes I care about:

  • Education
  • Science and Technology

Organizations I support:

  • Indian Science News Association, Kolkata, a non-profit organization trains aspiring science writers for media and publishes science journals

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