Browsing: Poison

A woman called Rukayat is currently in police custody for allegedly poisoning her one-year-old daughter with an insecticide in the Oworonshoki area of Lagos State. PUNCH Online gathered that the incident took place around 11am on Friday. A police source told our correspondent that the infant had epilepsy and that the mother poisoned her […]

A flatworm that lives in soil and uses TTX to hunt down much larger earthwormsPeter Ducey Lurking in the soil, even under a most peaceful and well-nurtured garden, is a surprisingly fierce predator: Bipalium adventitium, an invasive flatworm that began appearing in the United States about 100 years ago, likely hitching a ride in potted […]

Three of the rare Przewalski’s horses that now roam the area near the Chernobyl nuclear plant.Sergey Gaschak After a fatal series of errors and malfunctions in the early morning of April 26, 1986, the core of the Chernobyl nuclear facility melted down and then exploded, killing 31 workers at the plant. The accident spewed massive […]