Drug Discovery Plan to Tap, and Help, Africa Forests

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: August 26, 2004   View Article

The beleaguered rain forests of Madagascar are home to thousands of plants found nowhere else—and perhaps new lifesaving drugs. Could the search for medicinal plants help keep the forests of this African island nation intact?

A team of scientists hope the answer is yes.

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