Remember watching "Medicine Man" and imagining what it would be like to work in the rain forest searching for plants that could cure diseases like cancer and help a lot of people? Well I found this AMAZING possible advancement in biotechnology (the use of living systems and organisms to develop or make useful products) where they hope a simple plant, a type of tomatillo, may be the key in fighting cancer! Good thing I grow these at my house and make amazing salsa verde!! Read below to learn more.
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Win a hypercolour pencil and a tasty treat if you can find me another example of a medicinal plant. Tell me the name of the plant and what it cures/treats with a website that backs it up. The most exciting, innovative, and recent finding will win!! Dont forget to login to your google accounts to comment or leave your name.
Newly discovered plant-based molecules showing cancer-fighting potential