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    Tame-walk potion

    It’s a dog-walker’s dream, a dose that quashes the urge to dash around without guidance. Too bad it works just for cockroaches.

    A new analysis in the June 24 Current Biology reveals how venom of the jewel wasp (Ampulex compressa) wields such power over roaches. Once stung, cockroaches become so biddable that the small wasp can grab an antenna and lead the roach to a wasp...

    06/05/2008 - 12:52 Body & Brain, Life & Evolution