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TED Talks: Season 2018

2018x282 Michel Dugon: The secrets of spider venom
TV-PG

  • 2018-10-05T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Spider venom can stop your heart within minutes, cause unimaginable pain — and potentially save your life, says zoologist Michel Dugon. As a tarantula crawls up and down his arm, Dugon explains the medical properties of this potent toxin and how it might be used to produce the next generation of antibiotics.

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