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Rare 200 million-year-old ichthyosaur species discovered

Rare 200 million-year-old ichthyosaur species discovered

A rare 200 million-year-old ichthyosaur species has been discovered from a private collection, 22 years after it was originally found. Ichthyosaurs were a type of sea-going reptiles that lived during the time of the dinosaurs. In 2016, Dean Lomax from the ... DNA, 1 month ago

'The Shape of Water' bags best picture Oscar; Guillermo del Toro best director

Guillermo del Toro today won the Academy Award for the Best Director for his visually-stunning inter-species romance "The Shape of Water", a fitting reward for his life-long obsession with monsters and creatures. Having already won at the Golden Globes, DGA, ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Nature Bytes

When breasts and beaks reveal gender The Himalayas, famous for their lofty mountains, are also home to more than 900 species of birds, 30 of which are found nowhere else. Scientists from India, Germany and USA have studied the characteristics of one such ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Nature Bytes - January 23  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Why you must head to Kerala this summer

Rediff reader Vishal Sharma's photographs will remind you why Kerala is God's own country. You can share your #India-Photos too! The Periyar is one the largest rivers flowing through Kerala. That's a bamboo raft on the river.   At the Periyar National Park near Thekkady, you can spot elephants, tigers and plenty of rare bird species. When in Kerala, don't miss the backwaters in Alleppey. Or the tea estates in Munnar. This narrow stretch of land separates the backwaters ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago Spot the tiger!  Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Debate over a flower's anatomy

An ambitious effort to reconstruct the worlds first flower has seeded a debate over what forms a blossom can and cannot take. The project, called eFLOWER, combined an unparalleled database of plant traits, reams of molecular data on evolutionary relationships ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

'Shape of Water' triumphs at Oscars amid call for inclusivity

"The Shape of Water", a fantasy drama about a mute cleaning lady who falls for a sea creature, turned out to be the big winner at the politically-charged 90th Academy Awards, bagging four trophies, including Best Picture and Best Director for Guillermo del ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

The colour of inclusion

Inclusion has never been a straight road and stories from ancient cultures show it has always been a struggle to accord equal status to all genders and species, says Arundhuti Dasgupta.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ When Arvind Subramaniam held up a pink Economic Survey for the cameras to show how committed his team is to the cause of gender equality, he was indulging in the popular pastime of tokenism. He is not alone in his inability to understand the cause he wishes to align with; ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Statehood Day: 7 interesting facts about Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram

On 31st state foundation day of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram these are a few interesting facts about the two states that many of us don't know. Lowest Population Despite the fact that the hill state Arunachal Pradesh is the second most populous country, it ...
 catchnews.com4 weeks ago

10 festivals to look forward in February

It's February, and love is in the air. Pick your favorite destination to explore the wide range of music, performative arts, rich culture and self-indulgent fun to beat the summer blues. Witness the Rann Utsav in Kutch, Gujarat Have you ever experienced a ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

Stone Age tools in Tamil Nadu suggest reframing 'Out of Africa' theories

Armed with newly discovered Stone Age tools in a village near Chennai, Indian scientists are challenging the popular scientific theory that the Middle Palaeolithic was brought to India by modern humans dispersing from Africa only around 125,000 years ago or ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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