By Susan Scutti | Tue, 11/05/2013 - 17:07
A 29-year old London mother was horrified to learn the white mold on her banana was actually a hatching of deadly Brazilian wandering spiders.
By Christie Rizk | Wed, 05/08/2013 - 19:40
Researchers have engineered a new kind of anti-venom vaccine from the toxin of Reaper spiders.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 12/13/2012 - 18:55
A new study has revealed that a zinc-based compound may take the sting out of its powerful poison.
By Makini Brice | Wed, 10/03/2012 - 15:52
Its power could help fuel the search for a better painkiller.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 09/27/2012 - 15:19
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 Makini Brice | 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.