Conservation News

Immune response to chytrid may kill frogs

People usually think of immune responses as helping bodies recover from diseases. But recent research showed the opposite for at least one frog species facing a deadly amphibian fungus. Lowland leopard frogs (Rana yavapaiensis) infected

Dana Kobilinsky

Genes play a role in warbler migration

For golden-winged and blue-winged warblers, where they go when they migrate south is in their genes, researchers found. “These small songbirds don’t really have a trainer or a navigator,” said David Toews, an assistant professor

FYI News

What makes two species different?

Scientists have long believed that the difference between two species came down to reproductive incompatibility as a result of adapting to different environments. But researchers recently found that may not be the case — it’s