Vijaysree Venkatraman

All Stories by Vijaysree Venkatraman

  1. limpet
    Animals

    Snail shell creates blue iridescence with mineral

    Mollusk shines blue using calcium compound rather than organic molecule.

  2. Male white-spotted bush frog
    Animals

    Fully formed froglets emerge from dry bamboo nurseries

    In remote India, a rare frog mates and lays eggs inside bamboo stalks. The eggs hatch into froglets, forgoing the tadpole stage.