Brazilian wandering spider

Deadly Brazilian Wandering Spider Appears In London

By | 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.

asian giant hornet

Giant Hornets Kill 42 In China

By | Thu, 10/03/2013 - 16:09

Swarms of Vespa mandarinia, asian giant hornets, are killing people and eating honeybees in the Chinese province of Shaanxi.

brown spider

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.

jellyfish

Promising Cure For the World’s Deadliest Jellyfish Vemon Discovered

By | 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.

black mamba snake

Snake Venom Contains Painkiller "More Effective" Than Morphine

By | Wed, 10/03/2012 - 15:52

Its power could help fuel the search for a better painkiller.

fierce snake

Australian Teen Survives After Being Bitten By World's Deadliest Snake

By | 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.

venom

Lethal Snake Venom May Hold Cancer, Diabetes Cure

By | Wed, 09/19/2012 - 15:26

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.

brazilian wandering spider

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.