Category Archives: Froggies

It’s Not the Jumping, It’s the Landing

Over the last couple of days, there has been a spate of articles about tiny little frogs (smol!) that don’t jump like normal frogs because their small size means that the structures in the ear aren’t well developed and therefore … Continue reading

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While I’ve shown the pond at Tudor House in Georgetown, D.C. before, here’s what I found when I got up close: Tadpoles! What’s neat is that the same pond also had adult frogs: There were also some frogs that hadn’t … Continue reading

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Yes, Our Scientific Infrastructure Is Still Fragile: The Frog Toxin Edition

A frustrating thing about most popularizations of science is that people conclude it’s stronger than it really is: One of the ridiculous things about many depictions of science in TV and movies is the notion that there‚Äôs this huge infrastructure: … Continue reading

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Chloramphenicol, Frogs…and Bacterial Endosymbionts?

A possible way to cure the devastating fungal infections that are wiping out frog populations–and also a hint at a possible mechanism of how the fungus kills frogs.
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