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Bat-roost? To curb malaria!

110 years ago, one man set out to rid Texas of Malaria - with the help of what was then a very unlikely source......

What makes poison dart frog resistant to their own poison?

Poison dart frogs store Batrachotoxin, a steroidal alkaloid toxin in their skin glands. A single amino acid substitution is responsible for the resistance to their on poison in these frogs.