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Jan 6, 2015 12:01 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
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 →
Jan 4, 2015 12:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The disco clam draws in prey with a mesmerizing light show and then renders its audience immobile with noxious mucus. Continue reading →
Aug 21, 2014 02:05 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
As they filter water, the bivalves' tissues absorb some of the chemicals and pathogens that are present.
Jul 15, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
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 →
Jun 27, 2014 05:01 AM ET
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.
Jun 6, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Richard Farrell
In several species of shark, levels of toxic chemicals found to be 10 times higher than what's considered safe.
Apr 2, 2014 10:05 AM ET // Tim Wall
Unhealthy reactions in human intestinal cells and aquatic algae have been documented after exposure to silver nanoparticles. Continue reading →
Feb 13, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
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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