frogs

Distinguishing Philippine Frogs By Ear

By listening to their mating calls, researchers have confirmed that two near-identical fanged frogs from the Philippines belong to distinct species.

New Species of Frog In India Belongs To Ancient Lineage

The last common ancestor of the starry dwarf frog may have existed tens of millions of years ago, say researchers in India and the US.

Asia’s Rising Scientists: Xue Shifeng

Using frogs and fish as model organisms, Dr. Xue Shifeng is shedding light on some of the most fundamental processes in developmental biology.

Hopping Through The History Of Frogs

Amber fossils found in Myanmar provide the oldest evidence of frogs in wet, tropical forests.

Frog Mucus Yields Virus-Killing Peptides

Researchers have isolated a peptide from frog mucus that can kill a wide range of flu viruses but appears harmless to human cells.

Seven New Night Frogs Discovered In India

Seven new species of Night Frog—including four miniature-sized species—have been discovered in India's Western Ghats region, a frog hot spot.

Sand-Burrowing Tadpole Discovered In India

Part of the Indian dancing frog family, these odd fossorial tadpoles ingest sand, possess ribs and have skin-covered eyes.

New Frog Species Discovered In India’s Wastelands

The amphibian, named after the laterite rock formations where it was found, could be used to draw attention to the ecological importance of the area.

Why The Crab-Eating Frog Can Tolerate Salty Environments

A comparitve transcriptomics study has revealed the rapid evolution of kidney-related genes that make the crab-eating frog the only frog able to live in salty water.

Tiny, Rare Frogs Breed In Bamboo

Scientists have uncovered an unusual reproductive strategy in frogs: laying their eggs inside live bamboo plants.