... the waste left over from processing castor beans. ... Ricin has some potential medical uses, such as bone marrow ... Are drug traffickers booby
trapping their laboratories with ricin ? ... Soon afterwards a wave of ricin alerts flooded police agencies. ... ...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Nov. 19, 2008
... ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
Researchers in New Mexico and Florida are reporting development of microscopic particles that act as chemical booby
traps for bacteria. The traps attract and kill up to 95 percent of nearby bacteria, including microbes responsible for worrisome hospital-based infec...
High hormone levels in seabird chicks prepare them to kill their siblings
...tudent at Wake Forest.
"The older of two Nazca booby
hatchlings unconditionally attacks and ejects the ...youngsters.
Blood samples were taken from Nazca booby
chicks within 24 hours of hatching. In 15 nests wi...species.
The researchers suspect that the Nazca booby
hatchlings experience the high level of aggression...
Study investigates 'divorce' among Galapagos seabirds
...abird found in the Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador.
Many Nazca booby
females switch mates after successfully raising a chick, according to a Wak...he mating game, in contrast to many other animals, she said. A male Nazca booby
cast off by a current mate may be selected by a different female the next y...