NPR’s Living On Earth interviews Dr. Woodhams: Good Bacteria Could Save Amphibians

Seroquel drug Cow Knob salamander, Plethodon punctatus, from George Washington National Forest, VA
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source site Fighting the fungal diseases that have killed millions of frogs and other amphibians is a top priority, and new research suggests natural soil bacteria might provide protection. UMass Boston biology professor Doug Woodhams tells Living on Earth’s Helen Palmer how they work, and might help other species threatened by these illnesses.

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