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Fang blenny fish’s venom may help develop new painkillers

Fang blenny fish’s venom may help develop new painkillers

A new study by a team of Australian and British scientists has suggested that tiny fanged fish called blennies’ unusual venom could be used to produce new painkillers.

Sea lamprey’s sex is determined by its growth rate

Sea lamprey’s sex is determined by its growth rate

Sex of sea lampreys, a parasitic species of fish, is determined by its growth rate as members of this species could become male or female depending on how rapidly they grow, a new study revealed.

Researchers find magnetized waves rippling across Sun

Researchers find magnetized waves rippling across Sun

The National Center for Atmospheric Research’s High Altitude Observatory has announced that the same gigantic, magnetized waves that ripple through the atmosphere of Earth have just been found ripp

‘Bad luck’ mutations boost cancer risk more than one’s behavior: research

‘Bad luck’ mutations boost cancer risk more than one’s behavior: research

A new research has suggested that genetic mutations that develop into cancer are caused by simple random errors occurring during replacement of cells, indicating that ‘bad luck’ mutations boost can

Whales’ ‘super groups’ mystify researchers

Whales’ ‘super groups’ mystify researchers

Marine biologists are struggling to figure out why humpback whales, typically solitary creatures, are hanging out in densely packed “super groups” off the coast of South Africa.

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