Friday, 5 October 2018

The secrets of spider venom

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The secrets of spider venom

12:52 minutes · TEDxGalway

Spider venom can stop your heart within minutes, cause unimaginable pain -- and potentially save your life, says zoologist Michel Dugon. As a tarantula crawls up and down his arm, Dugon explains the medical properties of this potent toxin and how it might be used to produce the next generation of antibiotics.

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