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Understanding traffic control on the neuronal highway

Lekha Bandopadhyay

A research group led by Sandhya P. Koushika, Associate Professor, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, recently discovered the role of three key regulators in the sorting and transport of synaptic vesicle (SV) proteins in neurons of the tiny roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans. The research sheds light on mechanisms that may relate to neurological disorders such as schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.



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Guardians of the night: Conservation dogs fostering human-elephant coexistence

Amrita Nair, Avinash Krishnan & Priya James

In the heart of Bannerghatta National Park, Karnataka, A Rocha India has introduced the Elephant Anti-Depredation Dog Squad (EaDDS) to tackle rising human-elephant conflicts. Utilising trained Belgian Malinois dogs, this initiative aims to preemptively detect and deter elephants from entering farmlands, fostering harmonious coexistence between communities and wildlife.


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