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Scientists from IISc, Bengaluru, performed experiments to highlight how a parasitic wasp’s egg-laying appendage is like a sophisticated sensor.
Steve Winter is a conservation photographer noted for his work with National Geographic and the use of camera traps to snap pictures in the wild.
In 12 hours, 100 wax moth caterpillars had reduced a mass of plastic by 92 milligrams, the fastest plastic degradation process known so far.
One of the infamous lions of Tsavo suffered from a debilitating abscess that may have been the cause of its macabre diet.
Since Matabele ants go out in force, raid and return as a column, any ants that lag behind are at high risk.
The study also found that, apart from parental care being widespread in this group of frogs, the females are primary caregivers in many species, contrary to prevailing wisdom.
It’s inexcusable that India’s states continue to function without crowd-control procedures in place and make decisions by the seat of their pants.
A tristate junction in south India seems to have been exporting tens of thousands of star tortoises every year. Are populations being wiped out?
The distinct endemic genera of birds challenges a widely held belief that India’s avifauna were merely species within broad genera found outside India.
Two biologists witnessed a critical period when the fish larvae forsake their nomadic open-water existence for life in the undersea garden of corals, in Lakshadweep.
To solve water problems in a cold desert, Wangchuk came up with a path-breaking idea: freeze millions of litres of water in the form of ‘ice stupas’.
Every spring in Spiti, shepherds pay villages a fee and have their flock graze in their pastures. This tradition is now under threat from climate change.
People can’t avoid being attacked if authorities mandate that dogs will live on the streets. And this is neither compassionate towards dogs nor people.
The tricks moray eels use to hunt may mean that they can have a bigger impact on their ecosystems than any other predator of similar size.
When killer whales target humpback calves, the large slow-swimming whales cannot outrun their pursuers. They put up a fight, slapping their enormous tails and flippers on the surface, charging at the predators, and bellowing.