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Frog Fathers Leave Their Tadpoles In Cannibal-infested Pools
2014-01-22 10:33:10

Male dyeing poison frogs make seemingly strange parental decisions in depositing tadpoles in not-so-safe havens

Cannibalistic Tadpoles Key To Understanding Digestive Evolution
2013-05-08 16:01:09

A carnivorous, cannibalistic tadpole may play a role in understanding the evolution and development of digestive organs, according to research from North Carolina State University.

Tadpoles Able To See With Eyes Transplanted Onto Their Back
2013-02-28 10:29:13

In a study that could have implications for organ transplant procedures, scientists found that eyes placed on the backs of tadpoles were still able to see despite no direct neural connection to the brain.

Cosmetic Chemical Hinders Brain Development In Tadpoles
2012-01-11 10:40:29

A new study finds that low concentrations of the chemical methylisothiazolinone has subtle but measurable negative effects on the neural development of tadpoles.

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2011-01-13 10:18:55

Zoologists of the University Jena clarify the role of the gene FOXN3 for the development of the clawed frog.

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2010-11-17 06:00:00

Scientists searching for frogs thought to be extinct have instead discovered three new species in Colombia, including two toads and a poisonous rocket frog.

2010-06-28 09:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Itronix has introduced four new ultra-thin client computers to the company's growing line of Tadpole products: the Tadpole® M1000, Tadpole M1500, Tadpole Pulsar and Tadpole Pulsar Premium.

2010-04-08 12:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The new rugged Tadpole® TOPAZ notebook computer by General Dynamics is now available for military power-users, first responders and federal agents who require workstation-class applications with mobile-server performance.

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2009-10-30 10:56:59

Frogs can smell predators when they are still embryos, scientists announced recently.

2009-08-18 13:01:20

Scientists say the four-day testing period the U.S.


Latest Tadpole Reference Libraries

Strawberry Poison Dart Frog, Oophaga Pumilio
2014-09-12 08:52:55

The Strawberry Poison-Dart Frog, Oophaga Pumilio or Dendrobates Pumilio, is a species of small amphibian poison dart frog located in Central America. It’s common throughout its range, which stretches from eastern central Nicaragua through Costa Rica and northwestern Panama. The species is frequently found in humid lowlands and premontane forest, but populations of large size are also found in disturbed areas such as plantations. This frog is perhaps most famous for its widespread varieties...

Indirana Semipalmata
2013-07-16 14:01:42

Indirana semipalmata is a species of frog native to the Western Ghats region of southern India. They are frogs of small size, reaching lengths of about 1.4 inches from snout to vent. The species breeds during the monsoons. They lay their eggs on moist rocks and tree bark. Their tadpoles are terrestrial; they hatch, feed, and undergo metamorphosis without ever entering any standing bodies of water. The snout is rounded with moderate canthal ridges. The space between the eyes is around the...

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2008-10-16 21:18:28

The Smooth Newt (Lissotriton vulgaris), also known as the Common Newt, is the most common newt species in the Triturus genus of amphibians. It is found throughout Europe except the far north, areas of Southern France, and the Iberian peninsula. In Europe, newts are protected and it is illegal to sell, trade, kill or destroy them. While the smooth newt is not endangered, there is insufficient data to make an assessment for two of the subspecies. In the British Isles it is only illegal to sell...

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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.