In the April 29 SN: Proton puzzles, venomous swimmers, seeking early signs of autism, maximum entanglement, cephalopod intelligence insights, glass frog mothering techniques, Einstein on TV, touchy tyrannosaurs, seeing cells in 3-D and more.
Slime produced by Hydrophylax bahuvistara contains a newly identified flu-fighting protein called urumin, named for a type of sword used in the region of India where the frog resides.
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RISK ROUNDUP Some pediatric cancer survivors carry genetic mutations that increase the risk of a later, second cancer.
NONE SHALL PASS Men’s birth control options haven’t changed much in 50 years. One potential option on the horizon is a gel injection that blocks sperm from traveling through the vas deferens, a duct in the male reproductive system.