Highlights / snake

Environment & Animal Life, Society

African python found in B.C. park

This week a hiker in a regional park in lower British Columbia got a shock when he spotted something completely out of place. Paul Peterson didn’t know exactly what it was, but it was a large snake, and it shouldn’t »

Health, Internet, Science & Technology

Snake venom could help cystic fibrosis patients

New research suggests that a protein in the venom of a South American rattlesnake could help counter a genetic defect which causes cystic fibrosis. CF is the most common fatal genetic disease affecting Canadian children and young adults and there »