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Aarathi Prasad is a biologist and writer and is based at University College London. 

She has presented TV and radio programmes, including Rewinding the Menopause and Quest for Virgin Birth on BBC Radio 4, Channel 4’s controversial Is It Better to Be Mixed Race?, Brave New World with Stephen Hawking for Channel 4 and the Discovery Channel, and The Science of the Future with Stephen Hawking for the Discovery Channel and National Geographic.

Her first book, Like A Virgin: How Science is Redesigning the Rules of Sex (One World) was published in 2012, and has been translated into DutchBulgarian, and Italian.

Her second book, In the Bonesetter’s Waiting Room: travels through Indian Medicine (Profile) will be published May 19th 2016, and will be featured as BBC Radio 4 ‘s Book of the Week from May 23rd.

Contact: hello@aarathiprasad.com