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Apr 09, 2020
How do viruses mutate and jump species? And why are 'spillovers' becoming more common?In spite of many viruses existing in animal hosts, it is rare for spillovers to happen since many factors need to align at the right time.
Mar 13, 2020
Adidas shoes, Bartolomeo, plants in space: Experiments astronauts are doing on ISSThe Crew Dragon took a range of science experiments to the ISS to be worked upon by the residing astronauts.
Jan 02, 2020
Wildlife discovered in 2019: From leaf like lizards, venomous vipers to human sized leavesDiscoveries of new species is the outcome of perseverance, years of fieldwork & long periods of looking at museum records.
Dec 13, 2019
High times at the ISS: Agri-tech company to send cannabis, coffee to space to study microgravity's effectsAfter a month in space, they will be analysed and studied for gene mutation and reaction to microgravity.
Nov 08, 2019
Planting trees near factories can cuts down air pollution by 27 percent, studyThe key finding from the study is to start looking at nature and learn from it and respect it.
Oct 25, 2019
Treasure trove of fossil reveal post-apocalyptic landscape after an asteroid hit EarthMammals had lived in the large shadow of the dinosaurs, never getting bigger than a small dog until the mass extinction.
Oct 09, 2019
Climate breakdown is increasing the economic value of polar seas — beware the business opportunistsAntarctic Ocean is the fourth-largest ocean and accounts for more than one-third of heat gain in the past 50 years.
Aug 07, 2019
Several living organisms are neither animals nor plants, defy traditional ways of classificationMesodinium chamaeleon, a strange green creature found in Denmark that lives at the bottom of the sea, is causing researchers to rethink traditional ways of classifying living organisms.
May 06, 2019
We're in trouble: UN report claims species in Nature are being lost in the thousandsThe report reads like a charge sheet against the most destructive creatures in History: HUMANS
Apr 05, 2019
Bengaluru’s romance with her trees, from the era of kings to present timesFrom Kempegowda to Tipu Sultan, to modern botanical heroes like Gustav Krumbiegel and SG Neginhal, Bengaluru's identity as a Garden City has been dedicately preserved and developed by those who planted and saved trees — both Indian and alien