Wonder Drugs Waiting in the Weeds?

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: May 3, 2005   View Article

It’s often said that plants hidden in the tangle of the Amazonian rain forest may harbor an undiscovered cancer cure. John Richard Stepp thinks the same can be said for the world’s weeds.

Stepp is an enthobiologist, a scientist who blends anthropology and biology to study plant use by different cultures.

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