Tarantula venom has painkiller potential — Study

Tarantula venom may hold the key to the development of a safe and effective new painkiller, according to a new study. Yale University researchers found that a specific protein in the venom of the Peruvian green velvet tarantula blocks activity in nerve cells that transmit pain. They say the process they used to identify this... 
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Added February 26, 2014
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