amphibians
A Race Against Extinction
A Race Against Extinction
A. Marmaduke Kilpatrick | Dec 1, 2014
Bat populations ravaged; hundreds of amphibian species driven to extinction; diverse groups of birds threatened. Taking risks will be necessary to control deadly wildlife pathogens.
Contributors
Contributors
Molly Sharlach | Dec 1, 2014
Meet some of the people featured in the December 2014 issue of The Scientist.
Amphibians Face Another Fungal Threat
Amphibians Face Another Fungal Threat
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Oct 30, 2014
Joining Bd, a newly identified chytrid fungus can be lethal to European salamanders and newts.
Virus Decimating Spanish Amphibians
Virus Decimating Spanish Amphibians
Bob Grant | Oct 20, 2014
Several toad, newt, and salamander populations are being hit hard by an emerging pathogen in a pristine national park in Spain.
Frog-Killing Fungus as Inoculum
Frog-Killing Fungus as Inoculum
Kerry Grens | Jul 10, 2014
Repeated exposure to a harmful fungus can help a proportion of frogs ward off infection.
Aquatic Microfauna Eat Frog-Killing Fungus
Aquatic Microfauna Eat Frog-Killing Fungus
Yao-Hua Law | Jan 23, 2014
Filter-feeders emerge as potential defenders against a deadly amphibian disease.
Week in Review: September 9–13
Week in Review: September 9–13
Tracy Vence | Sep 13, 2013
A new type of stem cell; a parasitic ant species protects its hosts; reasons for biodiversity among tropical amphibians; transforming translational research
Drivers of Tropical Diversity
Drivers of Tropical Diversity
Erin Weeks | Sep 10, 2013
Researchers pinpoint rapid speciation, reduced extinction rates as reasons for increased diversity among tropical amphibians.
Croakus Interruptus
Croakus Interruptus
Sabrina Richards | Jun 1, 2013
During frogs’ hectic mass breedings, females often die. But one species appears to have found a work-around: males harvest and fertilize their partners' eggs after her death.
Salamander Evolution
Salamander Evolution
Dan Cossins | Jun 1, 2013
Yale University evolutionary biologist Steven Brady studies the evolutionary impacts of roads on the amphibians.