In order to survive and breed, parasitic flatworms in Southeast Asia use several species of trumpet snail as hosts—posing a threat to public health.
A snail discovered in the Nodong cave in South Korea provides a glimpse into the ancient subterranean biodiversity in the region.
Slow moving marine snails use insulin as a fast acting drug against the nervous system of their fish prey, scientists say.
Cone snail toxins which selectively activate a specific nicotinic acetylcholine receptor could potentially treat lung cancer and nicotine addiction.
A wide range of biologically inspired materials may now be possible by combining protein studies, materials science and RNA sequencing.