Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Mother nature still a rich source of new drugs

By Julie Steenhuysen

CHICAGO (Reuters) - At least 70 percent of all new drugs introduced in the United States in the past 25 years come from nature despite the use of sophisticated techniques to design products in the lab, researchers reported on Monday.


I am abit divided on this issue. The promise of undiscovered riches from our natural habitats hasn't stopped massive habitat destruction. Perhaps there is still no consumer pressure to get the companies to fork out more money to preservation.


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