The Discovery Files
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An upbeat, entertaining look at the latest advances in science and engineering. Often fun and always fascinating, each episode covers a project funded by NSF -- federally sponsored research, brought to you by you!
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"Toxin Blockin'" -- The Discovery Files
Don't let their appearance fool you: Thimble-sized, dappled in cheerful colors and squishy, poison frogs in fact harbor some of the most potent neurotoxins we know. With new research, scientists are a step closer to resolving a related head-scratcher--how do these frogs keep from poisoning themselves?