Tagged: salamander

Getting ahead of a potentially deadly salamander disease - News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor Dec 11, 2015

A fungal pathogen with the potential to devastate salamander populations has yet to arrive in North America, but scientists are ready and waiting should it appear. New Zealand researchers are among a group calling for global action against the emerging disease before it spreads. Scientists in Europe discovered the fungal pathogen, Salamander chytrid disease – Batrachocytrium … Read More

Friday's Factoids and Quirky Quotes - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Aug 13, 2010

They’re fun, eh? And the staple diet of cable TV science… Yes, I’m lowering myself to this.* Sigh. It’s Friday, a good time for something digestible in one bite. Here’s a collection from recent reading: most short, a few a little longer. This is the opening paragraph of Wikipedia’s pithy and … Read More