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Past Malaria Surges Linked to Amphibian Die-off
A study suggests that pathogens affecting other species can indirectly harm human health.
Past Malaria Surges Linked to Amphibian Die-off
Past Malaria Surges Linked to Amphibian Die-off

A study suggests that pathogens affecting other species can indirectly harm human health.

A study suggests that pathogens affecting other species can indirectly harm human health.

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Origin of Frog-Killing Chytrid Fungus Found
Ruth Williams | May 10, 2018 | 4 min read
DNA evidence points to Asian amphibians as the source of a fatal disease that has been wiping out frogs across the globe.  
Frogs Fight Back From Fungal Attack
Ruth Williams | Mar 29, 2018 | 3 min read
A decade after chytridiomycosis killed scores of amphibians in Panama, some species are recovering. New research indicates why.  
Fighting Chytrid Fungus
Karen Zusi | Nov 19, 2015 | 2 min read
Researchers eliminated chytrid fungus from a Mediterranean island toad population using antifungals and disinfectants.
Week in Review: January 20–24
Tracy Vence | Jan 23, 2014 | 3 min read
Mistimed sleep disrupts human transcriptome; canine tumor genome; de novo Drosophila genes; UVA light lowers blood pressure; aquatic microfauna fight frog-killing fungus
Aquatic Microfauna Eat Frog-Killing Fungus
Yao-Hua Law | Jan 23, 2014 | 4 min read
Filter-feeders emerge as potential defenders against a deadly amphibian disease.
Trouble for Darwin’s Frogs
Abby Olena, PhD | Nov 21, 2013 | 2 min read
Chytrid fungus has likely driven the decline of two South American frog species named for Charles Darwin.
Frog-Killing Fungus Thrives
Tia Ghose | Aug 15, 2012 | 3 min read
Global trade in live bullfrogs and a more volatile, changing climate worsen a deadly amphibian fungus.
Pick your frog poison
Jessica P. Johnson | May 31, 2011 | 3 min read
Human development may destroy natural habitats, but it could also provide amphibians with a safe haven from deadly fungal infections.
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