If you are moaning about how difficult it is to get that special someone to like you, spare a thought for the natural world where stepping out in flamboyance might mean risking your life. Through a creative series of experiments, a group of ecologists from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, has investigated whether male and female tree-crickets face an equal risk of getting attacked by predators while searching for the perfect mate.
DNA from fossilized ostrich eggshells in India closely matches that of present day ostriches in Africa
Interdisciplinary collaboration results in discovery of two new bird species in Western Ghats
Investigations into the role of olfactory discriminations in speciation.
New research explains how conspicuous stripes on lizards' upper bodies can dazzle predators and deflect attacks towards their expendable tails.
The annual symposium at the Centre for Ecological Sciences at IISc encourages interaction and exchange of ideas among its students, postdocs and faculty.
Males and females of a rainforest-dwelling bushcricket species have evolved to seek one another out through a novel combination of low-frequency calls and vibratory signals, flying under the radar of watchful predators.