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Where do wood frogs go when there’s no wood?

Wood frog (Lithobates sylvaticus) common to North America. Photo courtesy of Michael Zahniser, Wikimedia Commons.   Humans have fundamentally altered their surroundings for a looooong time. With increasing urbanization worldwide, we need to better understand the consequences of suburbia in order to manage particularly vulnerable species. Though wood frogs are found throughout North America, loss […]

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Behind the curtain

  Chantal Cough-Schulze is the social media editor for the Journal of Heredity. She manages and writes for the AGA/JHered blog and manages the society and journal’s social media. Chantal is a science writer, photographer, audio producer, and data nerd. She is currently completing her M.S. in science journalism at Texas A&M University. Chantal first […]

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Do you make science-related art?

The center of a Texas sage blossom, magnified 50x. Photo by Chantal Cough-Schulze. Do you make science-related art? Illustration, photography, sculpture, something else entirely? If so, we might want to feature some of your science art on our blog! If you’re interested, send an email to Journal of Heredity Social Media Editor Chantal Cough-Schulze at […]

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Happy Darwin Day!

  Today is Darwin Day! Charles Darwin was born on February 12, 1809. In 1859, he published On the Origin of Species, forever changing how we view the world. Forty-four years later, Darwin’s theory of evolution inspired the formation of the American Genetic Association. Then called the American Breeders Association, members first met to discuss […]

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