Natural history

Most natural history specimens wrongly named?

The team studied 4,500 specimens of the African ginger genus Aframomum, a detailed monographic study which had been completed in 2014, providing an accurate account of all the species and their specimens.

Nov 17, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

Sir Paul Nurse - the geneticist in search of his own genetics

Born to a family of low financial and educational background in Norfolk, United Kingdom, Paul Maxime Nurse, was fascinated by stars in the sky, nature, birds and animals and dreamt of becoming an astronomer or study natural history.

Dec 23, 2013, 18:28 PM IST