An intact scorpion locking claws with an autotomized one
Constipation’s Effect on Scorpion Sex Garners Biology Ig Nobel
Other winners of this year’s prizes include research on the physics of ducklings and the therapeutic potential of ice cream.
Constipation’s Effect on Scorpion Sex Garners Biology Ig Nobel
Constipation’s Effect on Scorpion Sex Garners Biology Ig Nobel

Other winners of this year’s prizes include research on the physics of ducklings and the therapeutic potential of ice cream.

Other winners of this year’s prizes include research on the physics of ducklings and the therapeutic potential of ice cream.

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CAR T Cell Adds Scorpion Venom to Tackle Tumor Heterogeneity
Amy Schleunes | Mar 24, 2020
A newly engineered CAR T cell that incorporates a peptide isolated from the venom of the deathstalker scorpion has broad brain tumor–binding capabilities that will be investigated in an upcoming clinical trial.
Image of the Day: Scorpion Venom for Arthritis
Amy Schleunes | Mar 17, 2020
A mouse model of rheumatoid arthritis reveals that a tiny protein in scorpion venom can deliver steroids to affected joints.
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
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 28, 2014
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
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.