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The cockroach hunter’s spell

The cockroach hunter’s spell The venom of the female jewel wasp renders her victims docile so that her offspring can feast. Scientists wonder if this strange brew might teach us a thing or two about human neurobiology. For centuries, the jewel wasp has captivated entomologists with its beauty and, in the case of the female...
By Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay |
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