salamanders

Ancient mammals could regrow limbs: Study

The fossils used in the study derive from the collections of a number of Natural history museums among them the Museum fur Naturkunde Berlin.

Oct 28, 2015, 16:03 PM IST
Hearing may have evolved over 300 million years ago

Hearing may have evolved over 300 million years ago

A new study has found that the early terrestrial vertebrates were able to hear 300 million years ago, even when there was no tympanic middle ear development.

Feb 07, 2015, 14:30 PM IST
Virus threat may make amphibians disappear

Virus threat may make amphibians disappear

A team of European researchers has found that viruses are causing severe diseases and mass deaths in many amphibians including frogs and salamanders.

Oct 17, 2014, 18:05 PM IST

How amphibians crossed continents revealed

A researcher has created a first-of-its-kind comprehensive diagram to understand how amphibians crossed the continents.

Aug 05, 2014, 18:24 PM IST

Salamanders may hold clues to regrow human limbs

Researchers have for the first time identified one of the key molecular pathways that help salamanders regrow their limbs, a breakthrough that could help scientists figure out how to regenerate human organs.

Jun 22, 2014, 14:06 PM IST

Salamanders may reveal secret to limb regeneration in humans

Scientists have revealed that salamanders can reveal the secret to regeneration in humans.

Jun 20, 2014, 23:32 PM IST

Now, regenerating heart tissue in humans with stem cells a possibility

A new study, where heart tissues were regenerated in salamanders with the help of stem cells, has raised hopes for better therapies for people with damaged hearts.

Apr 30, 2014, 19:41 PM IST

Salamanders may hold key to human organ regeneration

Salamanders` immune systems are key to their remarkable ability to regrow limbs, and could also underpin their ability to regenerate spinal cords.

May 21, 2013, 17:13 PM IST

Salamanders show Americas joined much earlier than thought

The humble salamander may provide evidence to support a controversial claim that the continents of North and South America were joined together much earlier than previously thought, scientists say.

Mar 18, 2013, 18:09 PM IST

Climate change affects toads, salamanders: Study

Climate change is affecting the breeding cycles of toads and salamanders, said researchers.

Dec 15, 2010, 09:49 AM IST

Re-growing lost limbs may soon be a reality

A research on salamanders has brought closer the dream of human limb regeneration into reality.

Aug 05, 2010, 13:58 PM IST

Re-growing lost limbs may soon be a reality

A research on salamanders has brought closer the dream of human limb regeneration into reality.

Aug 05, 2010, 00:00 AM IST