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2010-02-16 15:32:44

Scorpion venom is notoriously poisonous — but it might be used as an alternative to dangerous and addictive painkillers like morphine, a Tel Aviv University researcher claims.

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2010-01-11 11:25:00

TAU researcher uses scorpion venom to develop a safe and ecologically sound pest control method.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.