We know poisonous snakes are dangerous, but what exactly makes venom so powerful?
Evolutionary biology tells us why venom is useful for snakes, but chemistry tells us how venom works. This week, Reactions sheds some light on the proteins in venom, as well as its potential medical uses.
Video: The chem-hiss-try of snake venom (2016, April 19)
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Video: The chem-hiss-try of snake venom