Adithi RamakrishnanScience Reporting Intern, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Adithi Ramakrishnan is a science reporting intern at WUNC through the AAAS Mass Media Fellowship. She is a neuroscience major and creative writing minor at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA. Adithi has previously written for Massive Science and the National Association of Science Writers, covering everything from music and the brain to painted lady butterflies. Outside of science writing, Adithi enjoys writing spoken word poetry and binge-watching Bollywood movies.
Two teams of North Carolina scientists have engineering lab-grown liver tissues that survived for 30 days. This breakthrough, which won the teams first and second prize in NASA’s Vascular Tissue Challenge, could lay the groundwork for better organ models and easier transplants in the future.