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From insects that kill to using venoms as drugs, it's a journey through venoms, poisons, and the creatures that use them.
The World's Most Expensive Wasp
80% of all known species in the world are insects. Contained within this there are a group of organisms which could make up up to 20%, that most people have never even heard of; Parasitoid Wasps. Let’s spend some time with Dom Henri investigating their curious and horrifying life-history and look into how they may just be the best alternative to chemical pesticides
Using Venoms as Drugs
Dr Patrick Harrison (Lecturer in Biochemistry - The University of Hull)
What if I told you your only chance of survival was a snake bite? Would you be worried? Pat will take us on a journey through drug development and the potential use of snake venom's to save lives.