scorpion
Sourcing Painkillers from Scorpions’ Stings
Sourcing Painkillers from Scorpions’ Stings
Abby Olena | Jan 1, 2018
Compounds in the arachnids’ venom interact with ion channels to both cause and block pain.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 28, 2014
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Toxin Evolution
Toxin Evolution
Abby Olena | Jan 16, 2014
Researchers show that scorpion venom toxins are closely related to defensive proteins from venomous insects.
Scorpion Venom Kills MRSA
Jef Akst | Jul 12, 2012
Peptides extracted from scorpion venom fights off drug-resistant bacterial infections in mice.