Monthly Archives: April 2015

Cone snails are awesome

Whilst in the Scottish Museum in Edinburgh last month, I spotted this intriguing display model: 4 – Fish-hunting cone shell, Conus Tulipa A creature that lives in a shell in the sea and hunts fish? How would that even work? … Continue reading

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TIDKIDK–what’s wrapped round the Rod of Asclepius?

Today’s thing I didn’t know I didn’t know is that the medical symbol of a snake-entwined staff – the Rod of Asclepius – may instead show the disgusting guinea worm which used to be slowly extracted from the body of … Continue reading

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