Nanosponges soak up toxins released by bacteria and venomous snakes

A "nanosponge" invented by engineers at the University of California, San Diego can safely remove a broad class of dangerous toxins from the bloodstream - including toxins produced by MRSA, E. coli, poisonous snakes and bees.

Malaysian woman to spend time with 100 venomous snakes

A 31-year-old Malaysian woman plans to attempt a world record next year by spending time with 100 venomous snakes in a small glass chamber.

Venomous snakes spit defensively

Snakes are generally feared for their lethal bites but some venomous snakes even spit defensively, an American researcher has discovered.