Monday, November 03, 2008

Genetically modified purple tomato protects mice from cancer

The snapdragon-tomato hybrid shows potential in mice, but researchers told Reuters "trials in humans are a long way off"…

According to the Reuters piece, mice eating the purple tomatoes lived 182 days, while mice on a standard diet lived just 142.

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I started pound360 to channel my obsession with vitamins, running and the five senses. Eventually, I got bored focusing on all that stuff, so I came back from a one month hiatus in May of 2007 (one year after launching Pound360) and broadened my mumblings here to include all science.