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Bee Venom May Provide Protection Against HIV

Bee Venom May Provide Protection Against HIViStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A toxin contained in bee venom may have the ability to prevent HIV infection when packaged properly.Researchers at Washington University in Saint Louis, tested a specific delivery system of the toxin, called melittin...

Toxic Medicine: How Venom Can Heal

Toxic Medicine: How Venom Can HealJohn Foxx/Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Of the deadly animals in the wild, no pit viper or scorpion quite matches the hidden danger of the 3-inch long Conus magus, or "magical cone," snail.On the ocean floor, the snail tends to look like a seafarin...

Morphine-Like Painkiller, Minus the Complications, Found in Black Mamba Venom

Morphine-Like Painkiller, Minus the Complications, Found in Black Mamba VenomiStockphoto/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- The deadly venom of one of the most feared snakes in Africa apparently contains a painkiller that could rival morphine, but without the side effects, according to French scientists.The black mamba, found throughout sub-...

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