Monthly Archives: September 2016

Your microbiome (part 1)

You might have heard about the human microbiome. The microbiome consists of the micro-organisms that are in or on a human body. Things like bacteria, viruses, amoeba, etc. Everybody is talking about this now, and new research shows that many … Continue reading

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Wild sparrows in urban India

These are some observations about house sparrows (chimnya in Marathi) in Pune, India, and I am sure that it applies to many urban areas too… I think there are 5 factors affecting small birds and reducing their numbers. Crows —— … Continue reading

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