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Venoms Don’t Lose Their Bite

By Stephen Luntz

A box of long-lost venom samples has proven to be a treasure-trove with the potential to provide new drugs and improve our understanding of snake evolution.

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Diet Influences Mental Health in Children

By Stephen Luntz

Separate studies have found a connection between diet and mental health in children.

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Less Chemotherapy for Some Breast Cancers

By Stephen Luntz

A new combination of chemotherapy and radiotherapy has had 100% success in stopping the spread of a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer in mice.

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