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Scientists Discover New Species Of Green Palm-Pit Viper
2013-05-14 16:42:12

Scientists writing in the journal Zookeys say they have discovered a new species of green palm-pit viper located in northern Honduras.

2013-02-27 11:09:07

The powerful venom of the saw-scaled viper Echis carinatus contains both anticoagulants and coagulants.

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2009-04-10 07:10:19

A Welsh university student has recently discovered that the potency and composition of a snake’s venom are largely determined by its location and diet.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.