Illutration of venus flytrap

Biomagnetism in plants!

By Batthula Vijaya Lakshmi Vadde / March 7, 2021 /

Carnivorous plants are exceptional in exhibiting fast organ movement, unlike most other plants, like closing the trap to catch a nutrient-rich animal. One such carnivorous plant is the Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) which has a bilobed trap.

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the ultra black skin of deep-sea fish acts as invisible cloak by absorbing up to 99.95% of light

The ultra-black-skin of deep-sea fish acts as an invisible cloak by absorbing up to 99.95 % of light.

By Shivranjani C Moharir / December 13, 2020 /

Some of the deep-sea fish species skin absorbs about 99.95 % of light, hence Ultra black fish. In this news article, we have outlined the mechanism behind the secrets of ultra-black skin.

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glowing tobacco

Mushroom genes lit up tobacco plants

By Saradhi Attuluri / May 5, 2020 /

Researchers made transgenic tobacco plants to produce sustainable, visible light using mushroom genes. The Caffeic acid pathway was altered such that the plant does not depend on luciferin to glow. Read the full story here.

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Illustration representing the meteorite hitting the earth.

Alien protein found by Harvard researchers!

By Shivranjani C Moharir / April 20, 2020 /

Scientists, for the first time, have found a protein named ‘hemolithin’ in meteorite Acfer 086. Hemolithin consists of iron and lithium attached to poly-glycine chain. Is this an indication of existence of primitive life outside earth?

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