Wasp study finds sting in the tail for cancer cells
The Brazilian social wasp Polybia paulista has a cancer-fighting sting venom, research has shown. Scientists found that it makes holes in the protective membranes around tumour cells by interacting with lipids. Photograph: Prof Mario Palma/São Paulo/PA.
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