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This may help an arm quickly distinguish food from rocks or poisonous prey, Harvard University molecular biologist Nicholas Bellono and his colleagues report online October 29 in Cell.
HOW OCTOPUSES ‘TASTE’ THINGS BY TOUCHINGJONATHAN LAMBERTOCTOBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Phthalo green, chrome yellow, cadmium red are lovely, but they come with a pernicious price—all are composed of heavy metals poisonous to humans in varying degrees.
IMITATION IS THE SINCEREST FORM OF ENVIRONMENTALISM - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENANASTASIA BENDEBURY & MICHAEL SHILO DELAYOCTOBER 7, 2020NAUTILUS
For most Earthly life, phosphine is poisonous because “it interferes with oxygen metabolism in a variety of macabre ways.”
PHOSPHINE GAS FOUND IN VENUS’ ATMOSPHERE MAY BE ‘A POSSIBLE SIGN OF LIFE’LISA GROSSMANSEPTEMBER 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Some newts living in the western United States are poisonous.
TOXIC GERMS ON ITS SKIN MAKE THIS NEWT DEADLYERIN GARCIA DE JESUSJUNE 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Supertasters are literally born with a tongue that is unusually sensitive to the bitter chemicals found in cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, which tricks their brain into thinking that the food is poisonous.
SCIENCE OF ‘SEINFELD’LGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 15, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
The island is especially favoured; it contains no poisonous or hurtful insects or reptiles.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
That is the reason that the silliest, the meanest, the most poisonous girl can always find a husband if she is healthy.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Xetholine caniopus is a drug; not rare, not common, but violently poisonous.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
She might struggle for her freedom, but she could not hope to avoid the darting, poisonous fangs of the snake.
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It could scarcely send its poisonous fangs through her heavy boot, she reminded herself desperately.
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO POISONOUS

  • disagreeing
  • green
  • hard
  • malodorous
  • moldy
  • poisonous
  • putrid
  • raw
  • rotten
  • rough
  • tasteless
  • toxic
  • undercooked
  • uneatable
  • unhealthy
  • unpalatable
  • unripe
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