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Origin of Frog-Killing Chytrid Fungus Found
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.
Frogs Fight Back From Fungal Attack
Ruth Williams | Mar 29, 2018
A decade after chytridiomycosis killed scores of amphibians in Panama, some species are recovering. New research indicates why.
TS Picks: October 17, 2016
Kerry Grens | Oct 17, 2016
Problematic dietary advice; the man whose cells were fixed with CRISPR; treating toads
Fighting Chytrid Fungus
Karen Zusi | Nov 19, 2015
Researchers eliminated chytrid fungus from a Mediterranean island toad population using antifungals and disinfectants.
Frog Microbes May Help Fight Disease
Karen Zusi | Oct 7, 2015
Commensal skin bacteria adjusted their community structure when frogs were exposed to chytrid fungus in a recent study.
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.
Week in Review: January 20–24
Tracy Vence | Jan 24, 2014
Mistimed sleep disrupts human transcriptome; canine tumor genome; de novo
genes; UVA light lowers blood pressure; aquatic microfauna fight 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.
Trouble for Darwin’s Frogs
Abby Olena | Nov 21, 2013
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
Global trade in live bullfrogs and a more volatile, changing climate worsen a deadly amphibian fungus.