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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Follow data, find frogs

Dendrobates mysteriosus is from the transition between the Andes Mountains to Amazonia in northeastern Perus.

Dendrobates mysteriosus is from the transition between the Andes Mountains to Amazonia in northeastern Perus.

Detectives follow the evidence. Reporters follow the money. Scientists follow the data.

They might not know where these things will lead, but, one way or another, it should be the truth—or at least as close to it as they can get.

Juan Santos, a Ph.D. student in integrative biology, followed the data from the Amazon River basin up into the Andes Mountains and back to the Amazon to
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