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Tarantula venom points scientists to a whole new mechanical pain receptor

And it all stems from the way tarantula venom paralyzes its prey.The researchers named the two toxins δ-theraphotoxin- Hm1a (Hm1a) and δ-theraphotoxin-Hm1b (Hm1b).

You may soon be able to shell out for snail-based pain medicine

You may soon be able to shell out for snail-based pain medicine The paper describes a compound which blocks pain, discovered by scientists at the University of Utah, with support from researchers at the University of Florence, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, A.Still University, University of Mississippi Medical Center, and biotech company Kineta.