snails

A venomous snail hunter

If you think snails are harmless and even delicious delicacies, you may be surprised by the cone snail. These marine creatures are armed with deadly venom that can kill worms, fish, and even, in rare cases, people. However, a biochemist found that compounds in their venom have the potential to provide novel treatments for a […]

SciTech Now Episode 421

In this episode of SciTech Now, meet a venomous snail hunter; take a look at how your medicine can be 3D printed; a scientist creating body parts using produce found in your kitchen; and the catastrophic coastal flooding in one North Carolina coastal town.