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Tiny Nanoparticles to Treat a Huge Problem: Snakebites

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An Epi-Pen to treat a snakebite?

It is still a distant dream, but a Californian chemist and Costa Rican venom expert are reporting progress in a novel effort to make injectable nanoparticles that can neutralize snake venom and can be carried in backpacks.

In a recent study in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, their particles protected mice against tissue damage from spitting-cobra venom without

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