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Unlocking the secrets of a swimmer’s scourge, the jellyfish sting

By: Jenny Marder Updated: August 5 | On the morning of July 29, 1997, while swimming off the shore of Waikiki, a throng of box jellyfish stung Angel Yanagihara along her neck, arms and ankles. She swam back to shore wheezing and gasping, and then collapsed…

 

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