Frogs are often overlooked, but they can be valuable for many reasons. Our scientists are fighting a battle with antibiotic-resistant infections that threaten millions of people worldwide, but frogs may save us (if they don’t go extinct!) Scientists have learned that frog skin contains natural substances that could be the basis for a powerful new genre of antibiotics.
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New research shows how global warming caused by greenhouse gases can quickly disrupt ocean currents and lead to rapid climate change, as Whitley and Art Bell wrote about in their book The Coming Global Superstorm. In recent decades, frogs have been dying off rapidly and biologists have argued over whether this die off is due to global warming or to an invasive fungus. It turns out to be both.


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