Paleontologist aids in new discovery 33 years after finding fossil

Posted August 31, 2017

The fossilized plesiosaur Sankar Chatterjee found in 1984 is giving scientists a new understanding of convergent evolution between reptiles and mammals.

Fungal infections reduce frogs’ tolerance of heat


Fungal diseases are increasing in animals, which might have serious consequences for wildlife living in a hotter world, said a scientist. A new study shows that fungal infections reduced the heat tolerance of frogs by up to 4 degrees Celsius.

Antidepressants found in fish brains in Great Lakes region


Human antidepressants are building up in the brains of bass, walleye and several other fish common to the Great Lakes region, scientists say.