funnel-web spider

  • Could spider venom save your life from heart attack?

    Protein from Funnel web spider venom shows promise for heart attack treatment in lab tests.

    In a preclinical trial on a beating human heart, researchers have found that a drug candidate developed from the veno...

    Health July 16, 2021
  • Funnel-webs don’t mean to hurt us

    Impact of venom an ‘unfortunate evolutionary coincidence’.

    Australia’s funnel-web spiders are deadly to humans – particularly the males from the species Atrax robustus that cal...

    Animals September 22, 2020