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October 27, 2014

Mining Venoms

Understanding the composition of venoms can yield insight into evolution and provide new inspiration for drugs
By Celia Henry Arnaud
October 13, 2014

Manure From Antibiotic-Free Cows Promotes Antibiotic-Resistant Soil Bacteria

More research is needed to pinpoint the manure component that causes the effect
October 13, 2014

Counterattacking The Wild Pig Invasion With Bacon Preservative Sodium Nitrite

Researchers Developing Control Methods For Feral Hogs
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October 3, 2014

To Outwit Plant Defenses, Hungry Caterpillars Turn Chemists

Insects modify a single attachment point to deactivate a toxin in maize
August 22, 2014

Artificial Skin Changes Color

Materials Science: Octopus camouflage inspires light-responsive device
August 18, 2014

Directing Venom To Fight Cancer

ACS Meeting News: Encapsulated venom peptide can skip healthy cells
July 9, 2014

Birds May Be Suffering Indirectly From The Use Of Neonicotinoid Insecticides

Ecology: The environmental impact of the crop-protection chemicals may be broader than previously thought
June 16, 2014

Sweetener Is Toxic To Fruit Flies

Researchers eye Truvia ingredient as potential insecticide
June 9, 2014

Running Wild … On An Exercise Wheel, Modernizing Champagne

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