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Venom

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View Resource Baldomero Olivera: Cone Snail Peptides

Have you ever considered the venom of a snail? Most people think of snakes when they think of venom but overlook snails. There are, however, almost 10,000 species of venomous predatory snails according to this engaging lecture from Professor Baldomero Olivera. In his talk, Professor Olivera explores how these venoms have been used to understand the nervous system and develop new drugs. The lecture...

https://www.ibiology.org/?option=com_content&view=article&id...
View Resource NOVA: Venom: Nature's Killer

Venom is a powerful substance used by many creatures on this planet, but how does it work? What purpose does it serve? The good folks at NOVA have crafted this fine documentary on venom in order to "track down and capture the world's most venomous animals." Visitors to the site can watch the program in its entirety, read a complete transcript of the program, and also learn more about the...

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/video/venom-natures-killer