Anemone breast cancer’s enemy

They protect little clownfish like Nemo from predators, and live peacefully on tropical coral reefs feeding on small fish, but could Sea Anemones potentially be the cure for cancer?

New research undertaken at the Medical Biotechnology department at Flinders University has found that the venom produced by sea anemones is able to kill cancer cells in the lab.

Bill Walter spoke with Dr Barbara Sanderson to discuss the exciting breakthrough.

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Producer: Tarnia George

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