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Image of the Day
Image of the Day: Revival
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 17, 2018
Salamanders’ and lizards’ tail regeneration depends on the quality of their neural stem cells.
Image of the Day: Hell-Bent on Repopulation
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 23, 2018
Researchers will be releasing captive-grown eastern hellbenders in southern Indiana to help raise their numbers.
Newly Described Salamander Species Nearly Extinct
Sukanya Charuchandra | May 21, 2018
The Chinese giant salamander is not one but five different species.
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.
Image of the Day: Salamander Mummy
The Scientist | Oct 4, 2017
Using newly developed X-ray imaging technology, paleontologists revealed the skeleton, soft tissues, and remnants of an ingested frog within a 35-million-year-old petrified salamander.
Image of the Day: Green Eggs
Staff | May 19, 2017
Spotted salamander (
) embryos are tinted green by the oxygen-producing algae (
) that grow inside.
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.
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jul 28, 2014
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Skin-Eating Fungus Threatens Salamanders
Chris Palmer | Sep 3, 2013
A fungus that erodes the skin has caused massive die-offs of fire salamanders in the Netherlands.
Dan Cossins | Jun 1, 2013
Yale University evolutionary biologist Steven Brady studies the evolutionary impacts of roads on the amphibians.