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Sep 1, 2015 12:35 PM ET // Discovery News
One of the most deadly fish on the planet does battle with a sea snake, the encounter photographed by an Australian fisherman.
Aug 8, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Discovery News
With the discovery of some new, highly venomous frogs in Brazil, we take a look at a few more amazing hoppers.
Aug 6, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Two frogs are among the most venomous in the world, a scientist accidentally discovers after suffering a painful encounter with one of the deadly amphibians. →
Mar 24, 2015 09:15 AM ET // Richard Farrell
The humble marsupial's immunity to snake venom underpins a new potential antidote.
Mar 4, 2015 10:20 AM ET // AFP
In lab-dish tests, seven compounds obtained from venom blocked a protein crucial for transmitting the sensation of pain to the human brain.
Jan 6, 2015 12:01 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Black widow spiders have rapidly evolved super lethal venom, such that the spiders are now building stronger webs to handle ever-bigger prey. Continue reading →
Nov 3, 2014 03:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
The news might come as a surprise to New Englanders, who didn't think this local spider's bite had any effect on humans.
Aug 15, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
One is surprisingly large. The other is tiny. Both are extremely venomous.
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