Upon hearing the word "venom," most people probably think of a snake's fang.
Employees at the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IBCh RAS) have created Kalium, a database for peptide toxins from scorpion venom. It enables scientists to systematize information on ...
If you're a rattlesnake, you want to bring the right weapon to a squirrel fight.
We know poisonous snakes are dangerous, but what exactly makes venom so powerful?
A University of Queensland researcher has made a big step toward the holy grail of biomedical science—a new form of effective pain relief.
Coral snake venom carries significant neurotoxicity and human injuries can be severe or even lethal. Despite this, antivenom treatments are scarce due to challenges collecting adequate amounts of venom needed to produce anti-elapidic ...
Learning CPR could be the difference between life and death for your pet, as Perth continues to sweat through one of the hottest summers on record.
The stonefish is one of the world's ugliest and deadliest fish. You'll know if you step on one; the fish protects itself using 13 razor sharp venom filled spines capable of slicing through reef shoes. The resulting pain is ...
In a new study published in the journal PLOS Genetics, scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have revealed new discoveries about how animal venom evolves.
A nanofiber hydrogel infused with snake venom may be the best material to stop bleeding quickly, according to Rice University scientists.