New species

Scientists welcome three newly discovered species of chameleons!

Scientists welcome three newly discovered species of chameleons!

There are 206 described species of chameleons on the planet and Hughes hopes to continue finding many more.

Jun 20, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
Over 300 plant species discovered in 2016: Botanical Survey of India

Over 300 plant species discovered in 2016: Botanical Survey of India

The Plant Discoveries 2016 - a compilation published by BSI on June 5 - reveals 206 species as new to science, and 113 species having new distributional record for India.

Jun 07, 2017, 10:51 AM IST
Researchers identify rare new species of beaked whale

Researchers identify rare new species of beaked whale

Japanese whalers call the enigmatic black whales "karasu," the Japanese word for raven. The new species is darker in colour and about two-thirds the size of the more common Baird's beaked whale, but so scarce that even whalers rarely see them.

Jul 27, 2016, 16:32 PM IST