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By Molly Michelson “…They are essentially solid frogsicles.” That’s Stefan Sirucek in National Geographic describing the latest publication on frozen frogs. Sounds like the Triplets of Belleville (click for image), n’est-ce pas? Jon Costanzo and his Miami University (Ohio, that is, not Florida) colleagues studied the antifreeze mechanics of Alaskan wood frogs (Rana sylvatica) that [...]
Two very different Academy scientists traveled to Cameroon together earlier this summer, in search of frogs, in a race to save them.
Local researchers, using Academy collections, are tracking the spread of the deadly disease killing amphibians worldwide.
Did you know there are 7,000 different kinds of amphibians? Learn more with this fun music video! Song by Conor Loughridge and the Wiggly Tendrils.
AmphibiaWeb now boasts 7,000 species! Now that’s something to sing about…
In a surprise reversal of predator and prey roles, a beetle eats (and drinks) a frog.
Here are some gooey science stories we didn’t want you to miss this week.
Academy researcher Jens Vindum explains his work in Myanmar.
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