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Defensins, as their name implies, are small proteins found in plants and animals that help ward off viral, bacterial or fungal pests.
Fables have long cast scorpions as bad-natured killers of hapless turtles that naively agree to ferry them across rivers.
TAU researcher uses scorpion venom to develop a safe and ecologically sound pest control method.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.