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Latest Scorpion toxin Stories

2014-01-15 14:29:54

Defensins, as their name implies, are small proteins found in plants and animals that help ward off viral, bacterial or fungal pests.

2011-04-28 00:20:02

Fables have long cast scorpions as bad-natured killers of hapless turtles that naively agree to ferry them across rivers.

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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.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.