‘Corn Smut’ – Revolting Fungus That Could Make You Younger and Healthier

corn smut

“The devil’s corn”

This looks like an alien parasite, or maybe an evil brain, but it’s actually a fungus that attacks corn. U.S. farmers call it “corn smut” and have spent millions to eradicate it. But it’s actually better for you than corn.

 

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Scientists Discover A Potentially Better, More Efficient Drug Delivery System

Erkki Ruoslahti

University of California Santa Barbara researcher Erkki Ruoslahti

Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have discovered a potential new drug delivery system. The finding is a biological mechanism for delivery of nanoparticles into tissue. The results are published in this week’s Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

 

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New Hope For Early Diagnosis And Treatment Of Alzheimer’s

New Hope For Early Diagnosis And Treatment Of Alzheimer’s

New discovery could lead to early diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

A discovery made by researchers at McGill University and the affiliated Lady Davis Research Institute for Medical Research at Montreal’s Jewish General Hospital offers new hope for the early diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

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