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Ancient human skull of world's oldest-known tsunami victi...

The skull was discovered in 1929 near the town of Aitape and originally attributed to the Homo erectus species, an ancestor of modern humans Representational image New Delhi: Scientists have discovered an ancient human skull in Papua New Guinea which is ... Zee News, 2 months ago

Revision sheets of Charles Darwin's Origin of Species may be auctioned at £500,000

The documents are some of the foundation work of evolutionary biology
 DNA1 month ago

Australian snakes, lizards have Asian origins: study

Ancestors of most Australian lizards and snakes, including some of the world's deadliest species, migrated from Asia to the southern continent as early as 30 million years ago, a study has found.About 85 per cent of more than 1,000 snake and lizard species in ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Australian snakes have Asian origins: Study  Prokerala2 months ago

The identity of the 'world's heaviest bony fish' has finally been clarified

As per the researchers, female Mola alexandrini specimen of 2,300 kilogram and 2.72 meter caught off the Japanese coast in 1996 as the heaviest bony fish ever recorded, and not, as originally thought, Mola mola ocean sunfish species. (Representational image) ...
 Zee News1 month ago Japanese researchers discover 'world's heaviest bony fish'  Business Standard1 month ago


A new plant species In the coastal parts of Karnataka, we now have a new species of Mopane paddle pod plant. A woody climber with looping branchlets and tiny green flowers, the Mopane paddle pod plant is found in parts of Africa and south-east Asia. This ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Your phone can help map global mosquito distribution

Indian-origin researchers at Stanford University in the US are working towards creating a global map of mosquito distribution with the help of cellphone recordings of mosquito hum shared by citizen scientists from across the world.With enough contributions, ...
 Prokerala2 months ago

A year back into nature

The extinction of wildlife would likely be caused not just by the greed of poachers, but equally by the rapacity of developers," writes Prerna Singh Bindra in her book The Vanishing: Indias Wildlife Crisis . The year 2017 has given ample proof of both - the ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Why Nagori bull calves are suddenly so precious

The precautions are being proposed to ensure that other cattle varieties are not exported or transported outside the state as Nagori cattle Nagori bull calves are all set to bear the stamp of approval of the Rajasthan government. The government plans to stamp and register them to ensure that only this specific bovine species is traded intra-state and inter-state.   The state government has permitted the much-in-demand calves for trade to be subsequently used for ploughing. Nagori is a ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

China's growing footprint on the globe threatens to trample the natural world

Bill Laurance , James Cook University Many observers of China’s escalating global program of foreign investment and infrastructure development are crossing their fingers and hoping for the best. In an ideal world, China’s unbridled ambitions will improve ...
 Sify1 month ago

The Force of biology is strong in Star Wars

Star Wars: The Last Jedi follows the journey of Rey as the heroine discovers and learns about the Force, just as her teacher Luke Skywalker and his father Anakin did in the Galactic Rebellion and Clone Wars (more on this later). This raises an obvious ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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