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Anti-Venom Developed From Reaper Spider Toxin Could Lead to Future Vaccines, Researchers Say

By | Wed, 05/08/2013 - 19:40

Researchers have engineered a new kind of anti-venom vaccine from the toxin of Reaper spiders.

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Fossilized Spider Attack Is 100 Million Years in the Making

By | Tue, 10/09/2012 - 16:18

A spider has been waiting for its meal for 100 million years.

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College Student Slammed With $1 Million Medical Bill After Spider Bite

By | Thu, 10/04/2012 - 15:34

After enduring four years of agony and dozens of blood transfusions and skin grafts that amounted to over $1 million in medical costs, a Michigan woman has finally recovered from a spider bite.

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Venom From World's Deadliest Spider May Relieve Erectile Dysfunction in 20 Minutes

By | Wed, 08/29/2012 - 10:58

If you were suffering from erectile dysfunction, would you take a pill made from the venom of a deadly spider? One team of Brazilian and American researchers are betting that you would.