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Taking the sting out of spider venom

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 03 August 2013 - 12:48 PM

Brown recluse spiders bite more than 7,000 people in Brazil every year causing serious skin lesions and even death. The anti-venom used as treatment comes at the expense of many animal lives. But could a breakthrough in synthetic spider venom lead to a more humane solution?

http://www.bbc.co.uk...health-23408949

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