Fox News: Why potentially poisonous venom is good for you

Release Date: August 23, 2010

An article on Fox News about using venom from snakes, scorpions and other poisonous animals to treat disease reports that according to biophysicists at UB, tarantula venom, which contains the protein GSMTx4, may replace morphine for pain relief from muscular dystrophy.

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