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Snake venom did not evolve as a defense mechanism, research shows

Snake venom did not evolve as a defense mechanism, research shows

Drug from scorpion venom could offer hope for children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Drug from scorpion venom could offer hope for children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Scientists use toxin from rattlesnake venom for chronic pain

Scientists use toxin from rattlesnake venom for chronic pain

Novel formulation allows use of toxin from rattlesnake venom to control neuropathic pain

Novel formulation allows use of toxin from rattlesnake venom to control neuropathic pain

Reduced scar formation in the central nervous system

Reduced scar formation in the central nervous system

Snake stem cells create real venom to use as medicine

Snake stem cells create real venom to use as medicine

Researchers win 2019 AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize for malaria-fighting technology

Researchers win 2019 AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize for malaria-fighting technology

Researchers grow venom-producing snake organoids in the lab

Researchers grow venom-producing snake organoids in the lab

How venom from marine cone snails can be used in pain therapy

How venom from marine cone snails can be used in pain therapy

New technique could replace conventional methods of testing paralytic neurotoxins

New technique could replace conventional methods of testing paralytic neurotoxins

Researchers identify compounds that could help study the toxicological properties of fire ant venom

Researchers identify compounds that could help study the toxicological properties of fire ant venom

Human sleep rhythm is much older than previously believed, Javan slow loris study reveals

Human sleep rhythm is much older than previously believed, Javan slow loris study reveals

Analysis: How your beloved hospital helps to drive up health care costs

Analysis: How your beloved hospital helps to drive up health care costs

Newborn mouse model yields clues to cause of devastating gut disease in anemic preemies

Newborn mouse model yields clues to cause of devastating gut disease in anemic preemies

Price of snakebite drug is sky high, but new competitor unlikely to lower costs

Price of snakebite drug is sky high, but new competitor unlikely to lower costs

Novel vaccine against bee sting allergy successfully tested

Novel vaccine against bee sting allergy successfully tested

Research provides genomic warning flag just in time for beach season

Research provides genomic warning flag just in time for beach season

Scorpion venom contains compounds that could help fight Staph and tuberculosis bacteria

Scorpion venom contains compounds that could help fight Staph and tuberculosis bacteria

Treatment guidelines for managing anaphylaxis in children need to be reassessed

Treatment guidelines for managing anaphylaxis in children need to be reassessed

GM fungus kills 99% of mosquitoes in Malaria-endemic region of Africa

GM fungus kills 99% of mosquitoes in Malaria-endemic region of Africa