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Synthesized ‘natural’ insecticide perseanol could cut use of harsher pesticides

Yin Duan | LabRoots | 
First discovered back in the 1990s, perseanol exerts its insecticidal effects by paralyzing the muscular tissues of pests, in the ...
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Elephant genetics offer promise in fight against cancer

Xuan Pham | LabRoots | 
It’s an odd phenomenon that scientists have observed: elephants rarely get cancer despite their massive size, and, presumably, more cell ...
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