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How do Bees see Colours?

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July 16, 2019 • Kerala, Science

Bees need to identify flowers. How do their compound eyes see the world? Do they see the flowers in the same colours as us? Researchers from Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, the University College and the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram join hands to find out.

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How do Bees see Colours?

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Bees need to identify flowers. How do their compound eyes see the world? Do they see the flowers in the same colours as us? Researchers from Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, the University College and the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram join hands to find out.

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Growing nitrogen-doped graphene quantum dots on carbon fabric

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Nitrogen-doped graphene quantum dots have incredible photocatalytic and electrocatalytic properties. Scientists have now found a way to grow them on carbon fibre, for use in cleaning polluted water.

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Subterranean Snakehead Fish: Floods reveal hidden ecosystem

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Last year’s floods in Kerala brought out a new snakehead fish from the underground aquifers. 90% of the fish diversity in the Western Ghats is still unknown to science, say scientists. Kudos to the alertness of scientists in KUFOS Kochi that led to the identification of a new species of fish.

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Carbon Sequestration for Coal-based Power Plants

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Coal based power plants generate huge amounts of carbon dioxide. What steps can the power plants take to reach zero emission standards? Scientists from NIT Rourkela show the way.

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Anti-Cancer compounds from marine crab hemolymph

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Researchers from the Annamalai University and CSIR-NIO Goa fish for anticancer compounds in the hemolymph of the marine crab Dromia dehaani. Shingolipids surface as potential adjuvant to cancer therapy. Click to read more.

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Automatic identification of melanoma from dermoscopic images

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Researchers from Andhra Pradesh show the world how to sort dermascopic images, to identify skin melanoma. Look out for more stories on STEAMindiaReports on how artificial intelligence is slowly revolutionising the future of diagnostics.

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