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Today’s Solutions: June 25, 2024

Cone snail shows its snout and eye as it makes its way across a reef.

Deep sea snail venom lessens pain as well as morphine

Because Asprella cone snails reside at such great depths, scientists have not thoroughly studied them. Now we know, though, that these creatures have an impressive hunting strategery where they use their venom to stun and disorient fish. Then they feast upon the unfortunate fish, like a gory scene Read More...

High-touch help

High-touch help

Simple human contact can help reduce physical pain and emotional anxiety. David Servan-Schreiber | July/August 2010 issue   Carla has fallen off her bike and has a bad cut above her eye. She’s bleeding; she’s shaking; her head hurts. Her husband Jack has called an ambulance, but Read More...