The secrets of spider venom | Michel Dugon

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.

Key Takeaways:

  • Spider venom can be quite deadly or painful but has the potential for other uses.
  • The medical properties of spider venom.
  • Using spider venom to develop the next generation of antibiotics.

“Spider venom can stop your heart within minutes, cause unimaginable pain — and potentially save your life, says zoologist Michel Dugon.”

Read more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SDLbFowy3A0

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