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October 13, 2015 - Issue 1035


The Toxins That Are Designed to Kill - Or Heal

snake venom

October 13, 2015

It's one of nature's great paradoxes. Humans generally take great pains to avoid these powerful critter toxins, yet researchers are now discovering that many can be harnessed to provide potent healing for chronic pain, hearty conditions, and even diabetes.

Humpback Whales Make a Comeback in Australia

humpback whale

October 13, 2015

Humpback whales were once hunted to near extinction in Australia. Decades later, in what's being described as a "symbol of hope" for conservation, efforts have brought their population levels back from the brink.

Saving Jax

Saving Jax

October 13, 2015

After two weeks in intensive care, a badly-injured puppy is loved back to health.