Scientists find scorpions target their venom

Dr Jamie Seymour from JCU's Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) said a typical scorpion predator would be a small mammal, while its prey was usually an insect. He said varieties of scorpion toxin worked better depending on whether they were used to protect themselves from predators or kill prey.

Scientists find scorpions target their venom

Dr Jamie Seymour from JCU's Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) said a typical scorpion predator would be a small mammal, while its prey was usually an insect. He said ...

Thu 12 Oct 17 from Phys.org

Scorpions target their venom

In the first study of its kind, scientists have shown scorpions can fine-tune their venom to suit different predators and prey.

Thu 12 Oct 17 from ScienceDaily

JCU scientists find scorpions target their venom

In the first study of its kind, James Cook University scientists have shown scorpions can fine-tune their venom to suit different predators and prey.

Thu 12 Oct 17 from Eurekalert

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