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Bengaluru | Sep 3, 2019
When an Austrian museum held the key to the rediscovery of an Indian cuckoo bee species

A specimen of a cuckoo bee  lay in a museum in Austria for decades before Dr Petr Bugosch took a look at it and described it as a new species, Epeolus ladakhensis. 

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Aug 27, 2019
Arunachal Pradesh a treasure trove of bumblebees, finds study

A first-of-its-kind study details diversity and distribution of bumblebees in the Eastern Himalayas. 

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive, News
Bengaluru | Sep 25, 2018
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.

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Jun 18, 2018
Photo : Purabi Deshpande / Research Matters

Scientists from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru study how and why animals from different species interact with each other. 

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Jan 18, 2018
Photos : Dr V. Deepak

Scientists from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, in a rare study combining biology and paleontology show how different climatic factors over evolutionary time have affected the evolution of fan throated lizards.

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