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The Washington Post cites UB research in an article about the important contributions made by spiders

Published July 29, 2014

An article in The Washington Post about spider conservation and the role they play in food production looks at other important contributions made by spiders, and reports that a UB physiologist is trying to heal muscular dystrophy patients with a compound in the venom of a South American spider.

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/the-case-for-spider-conservation-they-keep-pests-from-devouring-humans-food-supply/2014/07/21/07b0a21e-0b8c-11e4-8341-b8072b1e7348_story.html

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