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Homo luzonensis Discovery – What Does it Mean for Anthropology Research?

Homo luzonensis Discovery – What Does it Mean for Anthropology Research? The human race’s history and ancestry is an exciting but complicated affair, with various subspecies and variants that current humans share ancestral ties with. In 2019, a new branch of the human ancestral tree was discovered in a far-off cave in the Philippines. The…

The plan to pollinator attraction

If you think superficial colours, looks are the only things that attract the insects to the flowers, you are mistaken. There is a lot more going on there. We have learnt in the previous post how the colour of the flower can be a major attraction point to insects. The fine lines on the petals…

Sibling Rivalry in Plants

If you have a sister or brother, you would fondly remember the silly fights you would have had as a child. In the case of plants, do you think sibling rivalry exists? K.N. Ganeshaiah is a polymath who has contributed a vast number of papers and articles in botany and agriculture. Ganeshaiah is a retired…

Can the African Jacana Walk on Water?

Blessed with long slender legs and interestingly long toes that make their walking look classy, the African Jacana is quite incredible to look. While they have not yet mastered the art of walking on water, these ‘Lilly-trotters’ walk on floating plankton, grass and water lilies. As the weight of the bird is supported pushes the…

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Nature at its best is a great repository of knowledge and most of it is still a mystery to our minds. However, at Atrimed Plant Science, we have willed ourselves to research, understand the best kept secrets of Nature and use that knowledge to the betterment of our health. We believe in thinking beyond, knowing beyond and using our best research abilities to understand the science plants use to live, thrive and grow. In this blog, you would find details of some interesting plant facts and the science behind them. Read on and share your comments with us.