Saturday, May 26, 2012

slime molds are our friends!

Hey everyone! Here's a cool paper on how we can use a chemical from slime molds (DIF-1) to prevent estrogen dependant cancers!
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=dif-1%20gokan%202005

Also, I found a neat summary on the sci Am website if you prefer plain english :) http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/scicurious-brain/2012/04/23/experimental-biology-blogging/
I'd at least check out the second one!
-Nate

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