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  • Plants as Intellectual Property – Patently Wrong?
    Plants as Intellectual Property – Patently Wrong?
    Barriers to patent natural commodities such as the spice, turmeric, keeps prices low, but if no one profits, where is the research funding going to come from?
  • Appropriating Plant Defenses
    Appropriating Plant Defenses
    Plants and animal share similar biochemical pathways and signaling systems, which may explain why so many phytonutrients are beneficial to our physiology.
  • Why Do We Age?
    Why Do We Age?
    A bacteria discovered on Easter Island may hold the key to the proverbial fountain of youth by producing rapamycin, which inhibits the engine-of-aging enzyme TOR.
  • Chamomile Tea May Not Be Safe During Pregnancy
    Chamomile Tea May Not Be Safe During Pregnancy
    For the same reason aspirin should be avoided in pregnancy, chamomile has such powerful anti-inflammatory properties that regular consumption may result in a serious fetal heart problem, premature...
  • Power Plants
    Power Plants
    Many of the most powerful drugs in modern medicine's arsenal came from natural products, from penicillin to the chemotherapy agents Taxol® and vincristine.
  • Amla Versus Cancer Cell Growth
    Amla Versus Cancer Cell Growth
    Indian gooseberries (amla), an important plant in Ayurvedic medicine, may have anti-cancer properties, as well as cough-, fever-, pain-, stress-, and diarrhea-suppressing effects.
  • Chicken, Eggs, and Inflammation
    Chicken, Eggs, and Inflammation
    Chicken and eggs are the top sources of arachidonic acid in the diet, an omega 6 fatty acid involved in our body's inflammatory response.