Black widow spiders have rapidly evolved super lethal venom, such that the spiders are now building stronger webs to handle ever-bigger prey. Continue reading →
The disco clam draws in prey with a mesmerizing light show and then renders its audience immobile with noxious mucus. Continue reading →
As they filter water, the bivalves' tissues absorb some of the chemicals and pathogens that are present.
Late summer will see a return of cyanobacteria, the toxic, oxygen-depleting blue-green slime that has been plaguing Lake Erie in recent years, according to NOAA scientists. Continue reading →
A recent study has found that broccoli may well be a secret weapon when it comes to ridding the body of deadly toxins. Laci has the details.
In several species of shark, levels of toxic chemicals found to be 10 times higher than what's considered safe.
Unhealthy reactions in human intestinal cells and aquatic algae have been documented after exposure to silver nanoparticles. Continue reading →
The parasite found in cat feces is being scooped out from litter boxes, flushed down the toilet and funneled into oceans.
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