Sphaerotheca varshaabhu is a newly discovered species of burrowing frog from urban Bengaluru.

Monkey

Bengaluru
10 Jan 2019

Researchers from IISc, Bengaluru, and the Kerala Forest Department, have reported the presence of the human malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, in two species of Indian monkeys.

 

Bengaluru
30 Jul 2018

Research from the National Institute of Advanced Studies and University of Cambridge helps us understand better of Macaques live in urban habitats.

Bengaluru
23 Jul 2018

In a new study, scientists from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, and Purdue University, USA, have studied the process of the formation of the egg in female bonnet monkeys using ultrasound. They have also analysed the dynamics involved in the ovaries when an egg is released by injecting the female monkeys with human ovarian hormones.

Bengaluru
7 May 2018

Researchers from the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore, discover a novel behaviour among bonnet macaques and consider the implication this may have one their cognition and evolution of species.

Bengaluru
2 Apr 2018

Our brain is a ballroom echoing with humming footsteps of exquisite dancers a.k.a 'brain waves'. Synchronised electrical pulses from neurons communicating with each other produce these brain waves that ricochet throughout the brain. They skillfully route information in a way that allows the brain to choose which signals should be considered vital.

Bengaluru
16 Mar 2018

How many times have you fed moneys by the roadside? Are you changing the behaviour of the monkey or is it manipulating your behaviour for food? New  study from Researchers at the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment along with researchers from the National Institute of Advanced Sciences gives reasons to not feed the monkeys.

Bengaluru
19 Feb 2018

Humans have always been fascinated by symmetry. Many celebrated works of art are appreciated for their symmetry, such as the Vitruvian Man by Leonardo Da Vinci, or Somnathpur temple above. Given the importance of symmetry in our lives, does the brain have a special way of processing symmetric objects?