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Snake Venom

From Relative Obscurity to Internet Fame, the Honey Badger Don't Care

Jordan Schaul | Posted 11.06.2016 | Science
Jordan Schaul

Indeed, honey badgers are frequently unwelcomed visitors to livestock pens and apiaries. And so it is not uncommon to find honey badgers poisoned or captured in steel-jawed traps.

Key Snake Antivenom Is Running Out, Doctors Without Borders Warns

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 09.08.2015 | Science

We're about to run out of Fav-Afrique, the most effective antivenom for snakebites in sub-Saharan Africa, Doctors Without Borders warned on Monday. Th...

Snakebite Study Yields Big Surprise About Australian Species

LiveScience | Agata Blaszczak-Boxe | Posted 04.28.2014 | Science

Unlike most venomous snakes, which tend to bite people who are either handling them or who surprise them, the large Australian mulga snake has also be...

New Beer Proclaimed World's Strongest

Posted 10.29.2013 | Taste

Now THAT's a serious beer.

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Snake Venom: Curse & Cure? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 04.01.2013 | Science

Venom in the animal kingdom often is used for hunting -- it slows down prey, changes its scent for easier tracking, and essentially digests it alive. ...

WATCH: Snake Venom Does Terrifying Thing To Human Blood

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 07.13.2012 | Science

We all know snake venom is dangerous, but seeing the toxin in action is another matter. Now, thanks to YouTube user fragrancemad, the world can see ju...

Why Don't Patients Take Their Meds?

Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD

A good chunk of those beautifully printed, fully legible prescriptions never make it to the drug store to be converted into actual pills.