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How Traffic Noise Affects Tree Frogs
Richa Malhotra | Jan 18, 2017
Constant exposure to the sounds of a busy road can impact a male European tree frog’s stress levels, immune system, and vocal sac coloration, scientists show.
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.
Celebrating New Species
Jenny Rood | May 21, 2015
An international panel of scientists selects the 10 most interesting organisms discovered last year.
Jenny Rood | Feb 9, 2015
Mimicking the rainforest water holes left by peccaries can help boost frog populations, a study suggests.
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
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.
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.
Native Frogs Beat Invasive Toads
Dan Cossins | Mar 8, 2013
Native Australian frog tadpoles outcompete the tadpoles of the invasive cane toad, suggesting the native frogs could form part of a suburban control program.
Megan Scudellari | Feb 1, 2013
Watch as the astounding wood frog uses cellular cryopreservation tricks to freeze, thaw, and live to croak about it.