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How scorpions help kill cancer

Scorpions can be deadly, but they can also help save lives. Researchers have discovered that molecules derived from the scorpion's venom, combined with fluorescent dye, will stick to cancer cells and light up tumors on scans, so that surgeons can see precisely where to cut. Susan Spencer reports. Originally broadcast on March 12, 2017.
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