Monthly Archives: November 2012

Can art help deter rhino poaching

We went to a wonderful art museum in the Veluwe National Park in the Netherlands. Among the van Gogh’s, Mondrian’s etc I came across the powerful work of an artist I had never previously heard of: Cai Guo-Qiang. He is, however, world-famous for his … Continue reading

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The key to understanding the neurotoxicity of snake bites: why is the mongoose immune to cobra venom (Part 3)

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In the final post on the snake venom topic we will discuss how the mongoose has been able to overcome the neurotoxic effects of cobra venom. We have learnt how ACh fits into the shape of the specific shape of … Continue reading

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