Season 2, Episode 3

A Tree Story: Tropics to Phylogenetics

“Mantella insularis: An adventurous naturalist’s frog prince!”  A new species of mantellid frog has been described by a naturalist Dr. Athena Charles Wallace at Nosy Mangabe, an uninhabited island in Madagascar. .  .  . From brightly coloured frogs to iridescent-coated oysters, new species are discovered and described every day! This process of analysing whether an …

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Our Myogenic Heart

The human heart is known for its predominant function of pumping blood to parts of the body. The four chambers in the heart are responsible for carrying out this function. The right atrium (auricle) receives deoxygenated blood and the left atrium receives oxygenated blood, which they pour into the ventricles. The right ventricle pumps blood …

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