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

NCBS

Bengaluru
10 Jan 2023

A river meanders lazily through the plains but, in rocky terrain, might tumble rapidly down as a waterfall, sometimes in multiple cascades. Charles Darwin had earlier proposed that changes in the characteristics of organisms happen very slowly over time and generations, just like the river’s gentle flow.

Bengaluru
22 Mar 2022

Researchers solve the packing matrix of proteins that control protein complexes on cell surfaces.

Bengaluru
19 Apr 2021

Researchers have compared the visual abilities of butterflies and moths.

Bengaluru
12 Nov 2020

Scientists have successfully grown Indian isolates of P. vivax in different types of human liver cells.

Bengaluru
19 Oct 2020

(a) Shola reedtail (Protosticta sholai) [Image credits: K. A. Subramanian]; (b) blue-legged reedtail (Protosticta cyanofemora) [Image credits: Shantanu Joshi]; (c) Myristica reedtail (Protosticta myristicaensis) [Image credits: Shantanu Joshi]

Bengaluru
19 Aug 2020

In a new study, researchers from the National Center for Biological Sciences, Bengaluru, and SASTRA University, have studied what trade-offs drive movement of butterflies.

Mumbai
1 Jul 2020

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), National Centre of Biological Sciences (NCBS) Bengaluru, Anna University, Chennai and ETH, Zurich uncover the molecular events that lead up to the formation of protein clusters commonly seen in Parkinson’s disease.

 

Bengaluru
11 Aug 2020

For years, chemicals in pesticides were thought to be the culprits, leading to the mass death of insects. Now, a new study has found that toxic pollutants in the air are equally responsible for this misery. Much like in humans, polluted air is affecting the survival, behaviour, health and genes of pollinating insects, honey bees in this case.

 

Bengaluru
12 Aug 2020

In a study, researchers have resolved the taxonomic challenge of butterflies in the Tarucus genus, also called Pierrots.

Bengaluru
14 Jul 2020

For what would a butterfly depend on ants? A recent study explores a complex relationship between an ant and a butterfly.