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First dataset on tree-moss dwelling diatoms from Mizoram’s Blue Mountains

When diatom hunter Karthick Balasubramanian was invited to a research expedition on the Blue Mountains of Mizoram, little did he know the trek would result in producing the first dataset on diatoms from aerial habitats in the Indo-Burma biodiversity hotspot. Diatoms are microscopic algae living in a “glass house,” a self-constructed shell they make from silica. Karthick […]