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Diatoms

Bengaluru | Jun 24, 2022
The microscopic world of diatoms

Diatoms provide a peek into our history, while also being a source of nutrition, energy and oxygen

General, Science, Ecology, Society, Friday Features
Pune | Apr 27, 2022
A Myristica swamp in the Western Ghat mountains, Karnataka. Photograph by Mital Thacker

Diatoms — single-celled algae — can be indicators of the health of Karnataka’s rare Myristica swamps

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Oct 23, 2019
Looking through 'living glass', researchers discover a new genus of diatoms from India and China

In a recent study, researchers from Agharkar Research Institute, India, Harbin Normal University, China and the University of Colorado, USA, have described a new genus of diatoms called Kulikovskiyia. Diatoms belonging to this genus are currently found only in the Western Ghats of India and Hainan Province of China. The study, funded by the Science and Engineering Research Board, was published in the journal Phycological Research.

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
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