Researchers at IIT Bombay discover the role of environmental resources, genes and mating in species in the development of new species in the same area, challenging the traditional view that new species can develop only in distinct geographies.

Temperature

Chennai
22 Jun 2022

Researchers study how relative humidity, temperature and dew point temperature are related to spread of tuberculosis infections

Bhubaneswar
7 Aug 2018

An international team of scientists study how temperature over India has changed over the span of 7 decades and point of the role of geography in changing temperatures.

Kharagpur
12 Jan 2018

Scientists from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur have developed a model to select the ideal combinations of temperature and pressure conditions to inactivate fruit-degrading enzymes during the processing of mango pulp.

15 Sep 2017

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Sex determination in animals is an interesting topic. While the X and Y chromosomes decide the sex of an unborn baby in humans and most other mammals, external factors like temperature and humidity decide it for the crocodiles and turtles. But what decides the sex of a young zebrafish? Research now shows that a combination of internal and external factors play a role in determining sex in zebrafish. Understanding the process in depth can throw light on some of the intricate workings of nature, say the researchers.