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Dangerous Garden: The Quest for Plants to Change Our Lives
by David Stuart
As our earliest ancestors migrated out of Africa, they encountered entirely new floras. By sampling these, they found plants that appeared to (and sometimes did) heal wounds, cure maladies, and ease troubled minds. This process of discovery continues today, as multinational pharmaceutical companies bioprospect in the globe's remaining wild places for the next tamoxifen or ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published May 14th 2004 by Harvard University Press
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