What is tetanus?

Tetanus, also known as Lockjaw, is an infection characterised by muscle spasms. It is called Lockjaw because the infection often causes muscle contractions in the jaw and neck. It is caused by bacterium clostridium tetani which is found in soil, saliva and dust. The tetanus bacteria often enters the body through a Read More …

Malabar sanctuary home to new night frog species

A new frog from Kerala is the latest contribution to the spurt in amphibian discoveries across India: scientists have just discovered the Mewa Singh’s Night frog, belonging to a genus endemic to the Western Ghats, from Kozhikode’s Malabar Wildlife Sanctuary. The new night frog Nyctibatrachus mewasinghi is light brown in colour with an off-white Read More …

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