Monday, July 23, 2007

Griffith UNiversity Brisbane Science seeks cures in exotic australia.

The country that produced such oddities as the planet’s only egg-laying, duck billed, mammal could also hold the secret to curing cancer, researchers believe. Home to the world’s weirdest, wildest plants and animals, Australia’s little-understood outback is now at the centre of an A$100 million project to reveal untapped sources of drug compounds from natural products.

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