Tag: "salamander" at biology news
Discovery of an American salamander where it shouldn't be: Korea
...ise was the recent discovery in Korea of a type of salamander
that comprises the majority of species in the worl...mpletely unexpected." The discovery of a lungless salamander
from the family Plethodontidae was made two years ago by Stephen J. Karsen, a biologist from Illinoi...
Elusive salamanders have role in developing new sampling models
...production from 1999 through 2002. Since the first salamander
was found six weeks ago, 36 more have been found i...t with methods used by other researchers for other salamander
populations and with methods being developed during this project. These studies will be performed in...
Laos ?a lost world for frogs
...ch of Laos's wildlife. Already, a newly described salamander
species found by Stuart in Laos has turned up earlier this year in the Japanese pet trade, where it is commanding a high commercial price. This species is currently known only from two, nearby localities in northern Laos. Conservationists are eager ...
Habitat microstructure drives salamander metamorphosis
...cess journal BMC Biology reveals that the Oklahoma salamander
Eurycea tynerensis metamorphoses into a more terre...edomorphic and 11 metamorphic, of the plethodontid salamander
E. tynerensis living on the Ozark Plateau in south-central North America. Bonett and Chippindale's ...
Key to zebrafish heart regeneration uncovered
...process more closely resembles what happens when a salamander
regenerates a lost limb. In the salamander, the site of injury becomes the gathering point for a mass of undifferentiated stem, or progenitor, cells, which are immature cells with the potential to be transformed into other cell types. This mass of un...
Research project tackles 'regeneration' gap
...nd limbs develop in a variety of organisms. "A salamander
can be injured to the point that it loses its limbs or part of its spinal column, yet a few weeks later you’ll see it scurrying across your lanai," said project leader Dennis A. Steindler, Ph.D., executive director of UF’s Evelyn F. and William L. Mc...
Salamanders suffer delayed effects of common herbicide
...versity of Kentucky, Lexington, exposed streamside salamander
larvae to either 4, 40, or 400 parts per billion o...ated that the two highest concentrations increased salamander
mortality during exposure. However, this mortality benefited the survivors who experienced lower co...