By Makini Brice | Oct 03, 2012 03:52 PM EDT
Its power could help fuel the search for a better painkiller.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 27, 2012 03:19 PM EDT
An Australian teenage boy is now fighting for his life after being bitten by the world's deadliest snake, which possesses venom so poisonous that one drop of it can kill 100 men within 45 minutes.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 19, 2012 03:26 PM EDT
Venomous snakes may someday save your life, according to scientists who believe that deadly reptiles may provide a good source for new drugs to cure human diseases.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 12, 2012 03:55 PM EDT
Virgin births have been discovered in wild vertebrates for the first time, suggesting that reproducing without the need for a male may not be so rare in the animal kingdom.