IISER Pune

Type: Organization
Name: IISER Pune
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Pune scientists find new frog species near Amboli

PUNE: A new species of leaping frog has been discovered in the northern part of the Western Ghats region near Amboli. Christened the 'Amboli Leaping Frog' or the Indirana Chiravasi, the new species inhabits laterite plateaus.A team of three scientists ... [Published Times of India - Oct 01 2014]
Entities: Species, Pune, IISER Pune
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

‘Research in India happens in a few elite institutions’

Shiraz Naval Minwalla, a professor of theoretical physics at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, won the New Horizons in Physics Prize for 2013 on November 5. The $100,000 prize, which recognises “promising researchers,” is awarded ... [Published The Hindu - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Rare bird placed on endangered species list

Guwahati, July 27: The colourful plumage and distinctive cry of the Bugun liocichla, a species of babbler that was described as new to science barely eight years ago, might not be seen for long. “The bird has been reclassified as critically endangered ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 28 2014]

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"Discoveries of new species will help various frog and toad species attain prominence in the International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) list of threatened or least conserved species."

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