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Poppies not that bad

03/06/2012


Genes Responsible For Cancer-Fighting Substance In Opium Poppies Discovered (via redOrbit)

Scientists studying opium poppies say that they have pinpointed the genes responsible for producing a compound which can be used as a cough suppressant and cancer-fighting agent. According to Reuters reporter Ben Hirschler, researchers at the University of York and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) located a cluster…


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