What do spiders and chili peppers have in common?
They both use the same strategy for deterring their enemies, according to scientists from the University of California at San Francisco. They report in last week’s issue of the journal Nature that tarantulas native to the West Indies produce a toxin designed not only to kill but to produce pain and inflammation in their victims – just like the toxin that makes chili peppers hot to eat.
WHAT do spiders and chili peppers have in common? Newsweek, New York, p. 7, Nov. 20, 2006.
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