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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

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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

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