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The ‘tail’ of two cells: sperms wiggle out while avoiding head-on collision from cell enclosure
Urvashi Bhattacharyya

In a first, scientists from TIFR, Mumbai record and describe the live process of sperm release in fruit fly.

How, and why, the lizard got its stripes
Siddharth Kankaria

New research explains how conspicuous stripes on lizards' upper bodies can dazzle predators and deflect attacks towards their expendable tails.

Championing Asian savannahs
Vrushal Pendharkar

Recognising savannahs as a unique ecosystem is vital to ensuring proper management of these biomes.

How a kinase inhibitor withstands gatekeeper residue mutations
Anjali Krishna

Scientists from Hyderabad and USA team up to gain a better understanding of the binding mechanism of kinase inhibitors.

Book Launch: The Great Derangement
Vrushal Pendharkar

A report from the lively panel discussion led by writer Amitav Ghosh and researchers from Bangalore at the event held recently at IISc, Bangalore.

Dispatches from IndiaBioscience
Highlights from the second Young Investigators’ Meeting in Cambridge, UK

The 2nd edition of YIM-UK was not just a forum to discuss science careers, but also a platform for scientific exchange, collaboration and dialogue on scientific policies, write organisers Abhijit Das & Tanweer Hussain.

Focus Group Meet for UG teachers

IndiaBioscience recently organised a focus group meeting where faculty gathered to discuss meaningful pedagogical practices in Biology classrooms. Read about the meeting here.

Reach out to us if you would like to organise a meeting in your college/city.

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