environment

Who I am and Why I’m here

Hey there, I am Disha Mitra, currently pursuing my Master’s degree in Molecular Biology, Biophysics and Bioinformatics from the University of Calcutta. I did my graduation in Microbiology and am a keen lover of the subject biology. I like reading and writing during my past-time. I am totally an introvert […]

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Mantises: Fascinating Insects

Mantises are the most curious creatures. You might’ve sometimes misunderstood them from grasshoppers. But then…..what exactly are these creatures? Are they…. carnivorous? Photo by Quang Nguyen Vinh  Now, why are they called ‘Praying Mantis’?? The thing is ,their forelimbs are actually folded and therefore it looks like they are praying(silly? […]

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What Are Piranhas?

Movies love  to show Piranhas as nasty creatures of the sea. But do we know the exact anatomy of these creatures? What do these species include? And how dangerous can they really be..? If we look for their size,as to what sizes can they go up to,these sea animal’s sizes […]

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The Most Venomous Animal is…….a Jellyfish?

Nature never fails to surprise us with its mesmerizing beauty. But the sad part is,we barely even know any of it. Nature can give us extreme bliss with its delicious and luscious fruits,at the same time many plants which we think are pretty may turn out to be horrendous. But […]

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Evolution

When you think of evolution the first name that comes to one’s mind is that of Charles Darwin. However, the fact is that he was not the first person to […]

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VISIT TO SAGUNA BAUG

Nature is essential to our lives – from the food on our plates to the clothes we wear, from medicines to mental health benefits. Pressures of daily life mean we’re […]

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Fake Job Rackets Are Increasing Due To Shrinking Jobs

Fake job offers being reported is on a constant rise. With no practical workplaces, and employees interacting with customers face-to-face without supervision, on-demand economy runs with a risk of reputational risks of hiring fraud, unethical candidates with possible criminal background, fake identity or mal-intentions. Job seekers need to be more […]

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Curiosity (animals)

• Why don’t woodpeckers get a headache? Have you ever seen woodpeckers striking trees with its long beaks? Woodpeckers hit the trees 20 times per second. Yet they don’t get […]

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The period of Giant Insects.

Many types of insects exist in this world. The approximation being of around 900 thousand species of insects. But can you believe that one of them…..were giants once? Arthropods The etymology (origin of word) ‘Arthropod’ comes from the Greek words meaning “joint” and “foot”.  These insects elongated to the phylum […]

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