Snakes: Invasive poisonous toads are killing Madagascar’s native snakes

There is evidence of a significant death rate among Malagasy snakes that attempt to eat the poisonous Asian common toad Life 16 February 2022 By Jake Buehler An Asian common toad in Madagascar Fulvio Licata Fears about the impact of invasive, poisonous toads in Madagascar appear to be justified, suggests new research. The amphibians are … Read more

The first life on Earth depended on a deadly poisonous gas, study suggests

At one time, Earth had no life. Then, it did. Whether the process was gradual or rapid, the transformation of chemistry to biochemistry on our planet was one of the most amazing developments to happen in the universe. It’s so rare that to date, we have absolutely no evidence of any form of life anywhere … Read more