Viral And Fungal Infections
News  /  Published 17.05.22

Infection affects neem trees across Kolkata & Salt Lake

Neem trees across Kolkata are being affected by an unknown disease, the state’s biodiversity board has said. The trees may start dying soon, repeating what had happened with sirish trees a few ...
By Jayanta Basu in Ballygunge

Health  /  Published 30.05.21

Red flags for black fungus

Dr Kamlesh Kothari is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon with over two decades of experience and is a visiting consultant to various corporate hospitals in Calcutta. He is the clinical director of Aest...
By Dr Kamlesh Kothari

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.18

Yield of Darjeeling oranges dries up

Kishan Chhetri, an orange cultivator in the Darjeeling hills, used to send “two truckloads” of oranges to the plains until a few years ago. This year the farmer from Marybong, 25km from the town, ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Science  /  Published 23.11.18

Flu? Learn from ants and take leave

Biologists have detected what they say is the first evidence of changes in the social networks of ants through collective altered behaviour to protect their colonies from potentially deadly infections...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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