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The Venom Cure: Video: Full Episode

Meet the reptile-chasers and scientists who are researching the venom cure. Watch the full episode online.

Jun 7th, 2010 | Comments

The Venom Cure: Sea Snake Venom

Bryan Fry's goal is to collect, study, and catalog the chemical characteristics of venom from sea snakes.

Jun 4th, 2010 | Comments

The Venom Cure: Video: Copperhead Venom and Cancer Research

Frank Markland discusses his research into whether contortrostatin, a protein found in copperhead snake venom, is effective in attacking cancer cells in breast cancer patients.

Jun 3rd, 2010 | Comments

The Venom Cure: Video: Clotting Agent in Snake Venom

Could a spray made from the clotting agent in a snake's venom be used to prevent people from bleeding to death after an accident?

Jun 1st, 2010 | Comments

The Venom Cure: Introduction

(Airs Sunday, June 6) Scientists have discovered that natural poisons and venoms contain chemicals that can be used to create drugs for treating everything from chronic pain to cancer.

May 16th, 2010 | Comments

NATURE Community: Your Snake Photos

Check out these snake pictures submitted by members of the NATURE Flickr group. Then find out how to add your own!

Feb 7th, 2010 | Comments

The Dragon Chronicles: Video: Full Episode

Romulus Whitaker encounters lizards large and small that can breathe life into medieval legends even today. Watch the full episode.

Dec 4th, 2009 | Comments

Black Mamba: Snake Handler Thea Litschka-Koen Answers Your Questions

Submit your questions for snake handler Thea Litschka-Koen, featured in Black Mamba. During the week of November 9, Thea will answer your questions here.

Nov 6th, 2009 | Comments
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