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March 24, 2005

 

The Magic of Maggots

Maggots are the first live animals to get FDA approval for use as a medical device. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Maggots festing one of two possums in a creek

Maggot Therapy

Before modern antibiotics, doctors sometimes relied on an unusual, but effective therapy for keeping wounds from getting infected. Yep, you guessed it: maggots.

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