Wednesday December 7th 2016

Lotion takes a bite out of snake venom


For a person who has the rotten luck to get bitten by a poisonous snake, every second counts. That’s because venom can spread quickly from the site of the bite to the rest of the body, causing pain, suffering — even death. Australian scientists now have found a way to give snakebite victims more time to get help.

This snapshot for Science News for Kids comes from a Science News story by Nadia Drake. Read the SNK story here.

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