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Talk To A Scientist about Snail Venom Research

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How do "Cone Snails" kill their prey? How do marine cone snails differ from garden snails? How many teeth does a cone snail have? What are the applications of cone snail venom? In this TTAS Session, our guest speaker Dr. Shrinivasan Raghuraman, takes us on a virtual underwater ride as we watch "killer cone snails" in action and learn about the weaponry and venom used by these predatory snails to immobilize their prey.