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…

Sir Andre Geim and the Magnetic Frog

Andre Geim is the only person to date who has been the Nobel Prize recipient and the Ig Nobel Prize. The Ig Nobel prize is a satirical prize that has been annually awarded since 1991 by a comic magazine known as the Annals of Improbable Research (AIR). It is awarded annually to 10 discoveries that…

Know your Grass

In continuation of our series on various grasses in sports, let us examine the grasses used in golf. Bentgrass It is also used on golf courses and grows thick. It is thick and can withstand heavy traffic. But the grass can not tolerate consistent heat and requires a small quantity of water to stay green….

Keep Off The Grass

Many people love playing sports and watching events that happen across the world. Whether it is hockey, soccer, cricket, etc., most sports are played on different grass fields. Have you ever wanted to know about the type of grass? If not, take a look at the other sports grass. Zoysia Grass They are low-maintenance and…

Can Climatic Conditions Alter Chocolate Flavor in Cocoa?

The market for chocolate is ever growing and high-end manufacturers are trying to stick to refined taste and high-quality. However, are you aware of the reason behind the change in the taste? First of all, chocolates’ three main ingredients are cocoa butter, cocoa powder, and sugar. The butter and power are extracted from the beans…

TURN THAT BLEMISH INTO BEAUTY

As the lockdown opens up and most of us are going back to offices again, we know what you are thinking! How do you look flawless yet simply elegant! Look at our #PlantScience#carebox and you have the perfect solution for that. With the anti-blemish cream, you can now get back your natural glow within 2-3 weeks –…

Meet The Living Stone

For people who think they are bad #PlantParents, here is a plant that makes your life easy. If you have killed enough plants and are almost on the verge of giving up, here is your new best friend – Lithop – the living stone. It looks like a living stone but is a plant with a…

Do Plants Produce a Slippery Substance To Keep Ants Away?

Although the ants often mutualize with seed dispersals for plants, they rarely participate in pollination. More often than not, when it comes to flowers, the ants negatively affect crops that act as nectar thieves and scare away with their aggressive presence of legitimate pollinators. Therefore, it is useful for nectar plants to develop mechanisms that…