venom

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 […]

Venom Delivery

Mark Siddall, curator at the American Museum of Natural History, takes us inside the minds of venomous organisms, as he explores the many strategic ways venom is delivered. Join us as we sit down with him.