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Bengaluru | Feb 27, 2021
Directions of rotation drive the collective motion of particles

Researchers have used rotation of particles to drive the way beads group together and move on a plate.

General, Science, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Feb 23, 2021
Slipping away from the surface: Impact of Kerala 2018 floods on soil erosion

Study finds an increase in the rate of soil erosion post the extreme floods in August 2018.

General, Science, Society, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Feb 22, 2021
Wearable sweat sensors on a bandage

Researchers develop thread-based sensors to detect changes in metabolite levels in sweat.

General, Science, Technology, Health, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Feb 12, 2021
Here’s why laboratory science alone cannot solve the extinction crisis

The science of biodiversity loss may benefit by integrating people's knowledge with lab-based techniques.

General, Science, Ecology, Op-ed
Kolkatta | Feb 10, 2021
A natural process may hold the clue to secure encryption of communications

Researchers have used a naturally occurring random process to generate random numbers.

General, Science, Technology, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Feb 9, 2021
Recovery from Cyclone Phailin in marine fishing communities

Researchers investigate social, economic, human, and physical factors driving and resulting in recovery in the aftermath of Cyclone Phailin.

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Feb 5, 2021
Merging memory and computing in nanoscale devices for efficient computation

Scientists have devised a novel approach to combine memory and computation units.

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Feb 3, 2021
The laws of electromagnetism at the scale of a few atoms

Researchers have demonstrated the reciprocal relationship of electricity and magnetism over a thin magnetic film.

General, Science, Technology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Feb 2, 2021
A new burrowing frog discovered in Bengaluru could tell a lot about unexplored cityscapes

Researchers found a new frog species lurking in a pond in Bengaluru, and hope to discover more with systematic studies. 

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Jan 29, 2021

Image Credits: KV Gururaja

In the animal world, finding a mate, protecting territory and fending off competitors who vie for love are defining moments. Only those adept at the needed skills for these ‘do-or-die’ circumstances survive, reproduce and thrive. A few animals go the extra mile—sing a romantic song, flash their colours to scare competitors and also woo their mate, some chirp high loud to stand out in the crowd and some, like the dancing frogs, shake a leg!

General, Science, Ecology, SciQs
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