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Pain, Pus & Poison - Poison

Special | 52m 8s

Poisons in the natural world kill thousands of people every year. They attack our bodies, leading to a "short-circuit". Yet some poisons are now being used to improve our lives! Today the hunt is on for other poisons that can actually help to cure us; we extract the deadly venom of the Death Stalker scorpion, which may offer hope to people suffering from brain cancer.

Aired: 04/16/14

Expired: 01/01/70

Rating: NR

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