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Stopping the sting

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Science  09 Nov 2018:
Vol. 362, Issue 6415, pp. 631-635
DOI: 10.1126/science.362.6415.631

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  • One of the deadliest box jellyfish, Chironex yamaguchii, collected by Angel Yanagihara off the Philippines.

    PHOTO: ANGEL YANAGIHARA
  • Angel Yanagihara preparing for a dive off the shore of Honolulu. She decided to study jellyfish venom after being stung during a morning swim in 1997.

    PHOTO: LAURA AGUON
  • GRAPHIC: V. ALTOUNIAN/SCIENCE
  • Chironex fleckeri, one of the deadliest box jellyfish species, has left its mark on a patient's leg in North Queensland in Australia.

    PHOTO: AUSCAPE/UIG/GETTY IMAGES
  • Angel Yanagihara gives a presentation about box jellyfish biology and stings at a rural health unit in Tagalag, a town on Samar island in the Philippines. Education and first aid can help reduce injuries and deaths, she says.

    PHOTO: NOEL SAGUIL

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