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Climate Change Alters Tree Frog Evolution
2012-10-26 06:40:59

A post-doctoral fellow at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Justin Touchon, recently discovered that climate change in Panama may be altering the course of evolution for some tropical frogs.

2008-05-20 16:22:23

When our distant ancestors were making their way out from the water, they had to evolve a way to lay their eggs on land. Now a tree frog could help shed light on this mysterious, pivotal moment in history.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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