Researchers discover how tree frogs use their bodies to cling to overhanging surfaces (w/ video)
Frog killing fungus found to infect crayfish too
Researchers find retinal rods able to detect photon number distribution
Researchers turn to museums to track down clues in mysterious amphibian declines
There's a crisis among the world's amphibians -- about 40 percent of amphibian species have dwindled in numbers in just three decades. Now, museum jars stuffed full of amphibians may help scientists decide ...
Research shows re-evolution of lost teeth in frogs after more than 200 million years
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study by a Stony Brook University professor shows that structures that have been evolutionarily lost for hundreds of millions of years can be regained.
Discovery: Some frogs eliminate foreign objects via their bladders
Robot with frog egg smell sensor (w/ Video)
Scientists report first genome sequence of frog
A team of scientists led by the Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute (JGI) and the University of California, Berkeley, is publishing this week the first genome sequence of an amphibian, the African ...
Frogs, Foam and Fuel: Researchers Convert Solar Energy to Sugars
(PhysOrg.com) -- Engineers from the University of Cincinnati devise a foam that captures energy and removes excess carbon dioxide from the air -- thanks to semi-tropical frogs.
Why chameleon tongues work in the cold (w/ Video)
Frogs with vivid colour markings to ward off predators can also appear invisible
(Phys.org) —Frogs that rely on their vivid colour markings to ward off predators can also appear invisible, Deakin University scientists have discovered.
Super-sticky frog leaves scientists tongue-tied
A South American frog has a tongue so sticky it can generate pulling forces three times the animal's own bodyweight, scientists reported on Thursday.
Scientists develop largest developmental proteomic data set for any animal
(Phys.org) —Now that the human genome is sequenced, University of Notre Dame researchers are focusing on the study of the proteome, which is the protein content of an organism, tissue or cell. Bioanalytical ...
Risky ripples: Frog's love song may summon kiss of death
Male túngara frogs call from puddles to attract females. The production of the call incidentally creates ripples that spread across the water. Researchers at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in ...