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venom

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Crazy ants learn to neutralize fire ants' deadly venom

In what researchers at the University of Texas believe is the first example of its kind, crazy ants have found a way to detoxify fire ants' venom.

By February 13, 2014

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In the snakepit: XCAR visits Hennessey and the Venom GT (pictures)

XCAR happened to drop by Hennessey's shop in Southern California when two Venom GTs were in, one of which is the car that smashed the Veyron's top-speed record.

40 Images By August 21, 2014

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See how a jellyfish stings in microscopic slo-mo

Forget Shark Week. The box jellyfish is way more dangerous, and its mechanism for injecting venom can only be witnessed with a microscope.

By August 18, 2014

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Plundering the fungal factories of ants for new drugs

In the search for powerful anticancer and antifungal drugs, scientists look somewhere new -- fungus-farming ants.

By August 5, 2014

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Big Brother really is watching you (It's your IT manager)

In a fascinating survey, IT managers reveal some of the dubious activities they view being perpetrated by employees on work computers. These cause the IT managers extra stress and work (as well as, no doubt, the occasional fascination).

By April 16, 2014

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Lab-made muscle repairs itself in supermouse

Duke University researchers create living skeletal muscle that looks and acts very much like the real thing -- even down to repairing itself. Then they attack it.

By April 3, 2014

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Top 5 custom ROMs for the HTC One X

Not sure which ROM to run on your HTC One X? Check our five of our favourites.

By December 20, 2012

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Girl looks for cell signal, steps on rattlesnake nest

In a rural area outside San Diego, a teenage girl is snakebit just because she wanted to text her boyfriend and call her mom. Life can be cruel.

By November 13, 2012

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How to respond to a Facebook complaint

Bodyform, a UK company that makes menstrual pads, has issued a fabulous response via YouTube to a male complainer.

By October 16, 2012

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Google's Motorola goes after Apple maps in new ad

Motorola is rather amused by Apple's maps problem. And what do you do when you're amused? Like Samsung, you do an ad.

By September 22, 2012