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Brazilian wasp venom kills cancer cells by opening them up

The social wasp Polybia paulista protects itself against predators by producing venom known to contain a powerful cancer-fighting ingredient. A Biophysical Journal study published September 1 reveals ... read more

A Chemical in Spider Venom Could Be a Key to Killing Skin Cancer Cells

On a practical level, they can reduce the population of insects in your home by trapping them for meals ... one particular compound in a funnel-web spider's venom that can diminish skin cancer cells. ... read more

How a Bee Sting Saved My Life

So she packed up ... kill the bacteria but just push them into another form that is more dormant. As soon as you stop the antibiotics, the Borrelia bounce back. Her lab is testing different bee venoms ... read more

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Monstrous spiders and centipedes that prey on large animals

It does not matter to them if their prey is ... being picked up by wasps and taken back to the nest to feed their brood. Most of us are happy to watch vertebrates hunting vertebrates; if lions kill a ... read more


The Mysterious Origin of Nebraska's "Devil's Corkscrew" Fossils

In Australia, researchers have isolated one particular compound in a funnel-web spider's venom that can diminish skin cancer cells ... bee study kicked off, researchers used tiny microphones and tempe... read more

Venom: Nature's Killer

NARRATOR:...because this may be the face of our next best hope against diabetes; this, against brain cancer; this, against intractable pain; and this, against stroke and heart failure. Venom represent... read more

How the cone snail's deadly venom can help us build better medicines

In the lab, the cone snail has learned to exchange venom for ... when picked up by an unwitting shell collector. The smallest cone snails impart a sting that is about as powerful as a bee sting, but t... read more

Why Do We Have Allergies?

And when he thought about them, things didn’t add up ... s found in honey-bee venom and tears apart cell membranes. As Medzhitov had predicted, the animals’ immune systems didn’t respond to PLA2 itsel... read more

‘How a bee sting saved my life’

So she packed up ... kill the bacteria but just push them into another form that is more dormant. As soon as you stop the antibiotics, the Borellia bounce back. Her lab is testing different bee venoms ... read more



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