Season 23, Episode 9 The Venom Cure

First Aired: April 3, 2005

How venom from snakes, spiders and gila monsters is collected and used in studies for possible uses in human health, including fighting cancer and diabetes, helping blood to clot and for a potential insecticide that's environmentally compatible. Jay O. Sanders narrates.

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  • Premiered: October 10, 1982
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: PBS's signature (and multi-award-winning) natural-history series uses gifted wildlife documentarians and stunning photography to reveal what its first host, Donald Johanson, called `the magic and mystery of the fascinating natural world.' The series has ga… (more)

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