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RiodeLobo
03-09-2013, 02:57 PM
"Scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found that melittin, a toxin found in bee venom, physically destroys the HIV virus, a breakthrough that could potentially lead to drugs that are immune to HIV resistance. The study was published Thursday in the journal Antiviral Therapy."

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2013/03/08/study-bee-venom-kills-hiv

stevedc
03-15-2013, 10:45 AM
haha, I was here to post the same video.

Jeanette
03-17-2013, 12:44 AM
For those who want more information:

The original article from Washington University is online at: http://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/25061.aspx
and the scientific paper is at: http://www.intmedpress.com/journals/avt/abstract.cfm?id=2346&pid=88