Dr. Warkentin's research highlighted in the Smithsonian
Dr. Karen Warkentin's
research on the red-eyed treefrog was recently highlighted in the Smithsonian magazine. In the article, "How the Treefrog Has Redefined Our View of Biology
," Dr. Warkentin explains how the frog egg’s surprising responsiveness epitomizes a revolutionary concept in biology called phenotypic plasticity, which is the flexibility an organism shows in translating its genes into physical features and actions.
The Red-eyed Treefrog