Poison pass: the man who became immune to snake venom

February 13, 2018

Rock singer Steve Ludwin has been injecting himself with snake venom for 30 years. In a strange twisting, his comical habit could now save thousands of lives. His former partner Britt Collins tells his outlandish story Snakes The Observer Rock singer Steve Ludwin has been injecting himself with serpent poison for 30 times. In a strange spin, his ludicrou habit could now save thousands of lives. His former partner Britt…

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Dr Con Man: the rise and fall of a celebrity scientist who fooled almost everyone

September 2, 2017

Surgeon Paolo Macchiarini was heralded for swerving the dream of regenerative remedy into a reality until he was uncovered as a con artist and untrue prophet Scientific pioneer, celebrity surgeon, miracle man- that’s how Paolo Macchiarini was known for several years. Dressed in a white-hot lab coating or in surgical scrubbings, with his broad-minded, gorgeous face and easy appeal, he certainly examined the area. And duped almost everyone. Macchiarini shot…

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