C.R. Narayan Rao est un zoologiste indien, né le 15 août 1882 à Coimbatore et mort le 2 janvier 1960 à Bangalore.Il commence ses études à Bellary avant de venir au Madras Christian College où il suit notamment les cours du professeur Henderson, directeur du département de zoologie.

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  • C.R. Narayan Rao est un zoologiste indien, né le 15 août 1882 à Coimbatore et mort le 2 janvier 1960 à Bangalore.Il commence ses études à Bellary avant de venir au Madras Christian College où il suit notamment les cours du professeur Henderson, directeur du département de zoologie. Après l'obtention de son diplôme, il enseigne à Coimbatore et à Ernakulam, avant de venir au College Central de Bangalore pour y organiser le département de zoologie et dont il assure la direction jusqu'à sa mort.Son rôle dans l'organisation de la recherche scientifique de son pays est très important. Il contribue notamment à ce que la recherche scientifique soit intégrée à l'enseignement universitaire. Il participe, aux côtés de Sir Martin Onslow Forster (1872-1945) et d'autres scientifiques indiens, à la fondation, en juillet 1932, de Current Science, inspiré de la revue Nature. Narayan Rao en sera le premier rédacteur en chef. Dans l'un de ses premiers éditoriaux, il plaide pour une coordination des activités scientifiques dans le pays et appelle à la création d'une Académie des sciences.Il se spécialise sur les grenouilles et, outre des travaux de taxinomie, il fait notablement progresser les connaissances sur leur anatomie.
  • C.R. Narayan Rao (15 August 1882 – 2 January 1960) was an Indian zoologist and herpetologist. Born in Coimbatore, he studied in Bellary and at the Madras Christian College under Professor Henderson who headed the department of zoology. After obtaining his graduate and post-graduate degrees and a gold medal for proficiency, he obtained a diploma in teaching. He taught in Coimbatore and Ernakulam, before moving to the Central College in Bangalore where he organized the department of zoology and was Head until his retirement in 1937. His role in science and research is considered significant since he was involved in the integration of research into university education. Along with Sir Martin Onslow Forster and other Indian scientists he helped found the journal Current Science in July 1932 along the lines of the journal Nature. He was the first editor. In one of his first editorials, he pleaded for the coordination of scientific activities in India, a plea that helped create the Indian Academy of Sciences. He specialized on frogs and their taxonomy. He named and described several frog species, and his work on the Archenteric and Segmentation Cavities of frogs are regarded as important contributions to our understanding of amphibian development. His account of the ovarian ovum of the Slender Loris was presented to the Royal Society by J. P. Hill in the latter's Croonian Lecture. Professor Rao presided over the zoology section of the Indian Science Congress in 1938 at Lahore.He described the new Microhylid genus Ramanella. He died in Bangalore.
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  • C.R. Narayan Rao est un zoologiste indien, né le 15 août 1882 à Coimbatore et mort le 2 janvier 1960 à Bangalore.Il commence ses études à Bellary avant de venir au Madras Christian College où il suit notamment les cours du professeur Henderson, directeur du département de zoologie.
  • C.R. Narayan Rao (15 August 1882 – 2 January 1960) was an Indian zoologist and herpetologist. Born in Coimbatore, he studied in Bellary and at the Madras Christian College under Professor Henderson who headed the department of zoology. After obtaining his graduate and post-graduate degrees and a gold medal for proficiency, he obtained a diploma in teaching.
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