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Seattle | Sep 26

Researchers have presented an extensive statistical estimation of the damage caused by firearms worldwide.

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Bengaluru | Sep 25
Photo by: Monilesaurus montanus and Monilesaurus acanthocephalus  by Saunak Pal; Microauris aurantolabium by S. P. Vijayakumar

Researchers from the IISc, Bengaluru, BNHS, Mumbai, OSU, USA, and NHM, London, have discovered two new species of lizards in the Western Ghats.

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Bengaluru | Sep 25

In an exciting recent study, researchers have reported, for the first time, an accidental encounter of a male praying mantis (Hierodula tenuidentata), eating a guppy fish  (Poecilia reticulata) in Karnataka.

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Bengaluru | Sep 24

200 scientists and 73 research institutions from 20 countries have sequenced the entire genome of the bread wheat (Triticum aestivum), it took them 13 years to accomplish.

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Hyderabad | Sep 23

Researchers provide insights into the potential of developing a novel insecticide to control mosquitoes and filarial parasites.

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Bengaluru | Sep 23

The banks of the river Krishna, an iconic river in South India, is a sight to behold! As you gaze through its vastness, have you ever wondered how the river is, and since when it is flowing? Here is a trivia—the rivers that flow in Karnataka are, in fact, older than the mighty Himalayas!

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Sep 22

“Ecology is boring for the same reason that destruction is fun”, said Don DeLillo, an American novelist and playwright. This saying resonates very well with road ecology. Road kills are soon forgotten till the next one happens, reckless driving in protected areas is ubiquitous and polluting ecologically sensitive area is an act of no shame. And, this is not fun!

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Bengaluru | Sep 21

Scientists are always on the lookout for novel chemical compounds with medicinal properties to fight many of the diseases we know. In one such effort, researchers from the Aligarh Muslim University, Uttar Pradesh, and their collaborators have developed three compounds with steroids and pyrimidines with remarkable biological applications. The results of the study are published in the International Journal of Biological Macromolecules.

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Mumbai | Sep 20

Researchers from IIT Bombay build low cost, easy to maintain arsenic filters for rural communities.

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Chennai | Sep 20

Researchers studied how aged garlic extract can help fight cancer and repair damaged liver.

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