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Origin of Frog-Killing Chytrid Fungus Found

By Ruth Williams | May 10, 2018

DNA evidence points to Asian amphibians as the source of a fatal disease that has been wiping out frogs across the globe.  

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Frogs Fight Back From Fungal Attack

By Ruth Williams | March 29, 2018

A decade after chytridiomycosis killed scores of amphibians in Panama, some species are recovering. New research indicates why.  

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image: TS Picks: October 17, 2016

TS Picks: October 17, 2016

By Kerry Grens | October 17, 2016

Problematic dietary advice; the man whose cells were fixed with CRISPR; treating toads

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Fighting Chytrid Fungus

By Karen Zusi | November 19, 2015

Researchers eliminated chytrid fungus from a Mediterranean island toad population using antifungals and disinfectants.

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Frog Microbes May Help Fight Disease

By Karen Zusi | October 7, 2015

Commensal skin bacteria adjusted their community structure when frogs were exposed to chytrid fungus in a recent study.

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Frog-Killing Fungus as Inoculum

By Kerry Grens | July 10, 2014

Repeated exposure to a harmful fungus can help a proportion of frogs ward off infection.

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Week in Review: January 20–24

By Tracy Vence | January 24, 2014

Mistimed sleep disrupts human transcriptome; canine tumor genome; de novo Drosophila genes; UVA light lowers blood pressure; aquatic microfauna fight frog-killing fungus

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image: Aquatic Microfauna Eat Frog-Killing Fungus

Aquatic Microfauna Eat Frog-Killing Fungus

By Yao-Hua Law | January 23, 2014

Filter-feeders emerge as potential defenders against a deadly amphibian disease.

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Trouble for Darwin’s Frogs

By Abby Olena | November 21, 2013

Chytrid fungus has likely driven the decline of two South American frog species named for Charles Darwin.

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Frog-Killing Fungus Thrives

By Tia Ghose | August 15, 2012

Global trade in live bullfrogs and a more volatile, changing climate worsen a deadly amphibian fungus.

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