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Primate Conservation Challenges and Prospects in Northeast India

Primate Conservation Challenges and Prospects in Northeast India Text by Dilip Chetry & Rekha Chetry Photos by Udayan Borthakur   Primate diversity in the seven sisters of NE The northeast region of India comprising of the eight states namely Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura, Nagaland and Sikkim is an integral part of the

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NEXT GENERATION VACCINE USING NANOTECHNOLOGY

NEXT GENERATION VACCINE USING NANOTECHNOLOGY By – Jimon Parashar, Masters in Biotechnology, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam Vaccines? Gurus of our Immune System What comes up in our mind when we say the word ‘Vaccine’? Dangerous? Risky? More harm than good? Well, it is inevitable because it is,of course dangerous and risky, and all other

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A Botanical trip to Menchukha

Mepi Timba and Tonlong Wangpan Rajiv Gandhi University, Rono Hills, Doimukh-791112, Arunachal Pradesh Introduction Menchukha is a small town rested at an elevation of about 1500 to 3600 m MSL in the Shi-Yomi District of Arunachal Pradesh. It lies between 28°35'42.3'' and 28°35'58.3'' North Latitude; and 94°08'39.2" and 94°07'57.2" East Longitude. After Menchukha,

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Quest: A search for carnivorous plant

Text and photographs by Dr. Saidul Islam We diverted our route from Bahalpur, a small settlement just crossing the Champawati river, towards Kokrajhar. This south bound glacial river originates in the far reaches of the Bhutanese mountain. During this winter, I saw calm waters flowing gently down into the river Brahmaputra.

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Dehing-Patkai(Amazon of East)

Dehing-Patkai (Amazon of East) Dr. Sakil Ahmed (MVSc Scholar) Dept. of Livestock Production and Management College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University Email:-drsakilahmed266@gmail.com Forest is the primary source of nature where all the biotic and abiotic components intertwine with each other. The North-East India has well-diversified forests and landforms that are well known all over the

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Youth and COVID-19 Pandemic

Background:   Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that can infect a range of hosts. The outbreaks of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in humans were caused by these viruses. Coronaviruses are classified together on the basis of the crown or halo-like appearance of the

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An annotated checklist of the birds of Silsako Beel, Guwahati

Leons Mathew Abraham¹, Rupom Bhaduri² and Jaydev Mandal³ Junior Research Fellow, Khanapara Veterinary College, College of Veterinary Science, AAU, Khanapara, Guwahati-781022, 2. Research Scholar, Centre For the Environment, IIT Guwahati-781022 & 3. Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, Madhab Choudhury College, Barpeta-781301   Introduction Guwahati, the largest city of the Northeastern states of

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DOPAMINE FASTING?

DOPAMINE FASTING? Prof. Chandana Choudhury Barua Dept. of Pharmacology, CVSc, Khanapara   As a pharmacologist, a new terminology intrigues me and I try to share my knowledge with readers. Dopamine is one of the body’s neurotransmitters, and is involved in our body’s system for reward, motivation, learning, and pleasure. While dopamine level increases in

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Bio-Statistics Using R Programming

Bio-Statistics Using R Programming Dr. Shantanu Tamuly, Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Biochemistry, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara, Guwahati - 781022               In the modern world of biological science, the understanding of bio-statistics is vital for unearthing the information hidden inside the vast amount of biological data. It has

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