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Learning to Detect Chytridiomycosis

Caption: Edgardo Griffith, El Valle Amphibian Conservation Center, Panama, learns to use quantitative PCR techniques to track chytridiomycosis, a disease that has driven more than 100 animal species to extinction over the last several decades.

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