Amphibians Face Another Fungal Threat
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Oct 30, 2014 | 2 min read
Joining Bd, a newly identified chytrid fungus can be lethal to European salamanders and newts.
Virus Decimating Spanish Amphibians
Bob Grant | Oct 20, 2014 | 2 min read
Several toad, newt, and salamander populations are being hit hard by an emerging pathogen in a pristine national park in Spain.
Sequencing the Underdogs
Ed Yong | Mar 8, 2013 | 3 min read
Transcriptome studies reveal new insights about unusual animals whose genomes have not been sequenced.
Eye of Newt
Richard P. Grant | Dec 1, 2011 | 3 min read
Researchers find that newts are capable of regenerating body parts well into old age.
Newts' New Eyes
Richard P. Grant | Dec 1, 2011 | 1 min read
Cut off a newt’s tail or a leg, or remove a lens from its eye, and it grows back. However, whether newts can continue to do this throughout their lives, or lose the ability as they get older, has remained a mystery. 
Repeated Regeneration
Megan Scudellari | Jul 12, 2011 | 3 min read
A 16-year-long newt study finds that regeneration remains efficient with repetition and age.