Tagged: Evolution

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How to Build a Snake

This is a really fascinating bit of research carried out by scientists looking into the body plan of snakes. They discover how a single DNA letter change, a C to a T, was able...

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Venomous Evolution

• Snake venom is mostly made up of many different proteins; some of these proteins are toxins while others are nontoxic proteins with pharmacological properties.

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Parasitology

This is a fascinating conversation with parasitologist Dr Tommy Leung. Tommy is lecturer in Parasitology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of New England, and also writes the Parasite of the Day blog.