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Dirt Houses  Cancer-Protective Microbe

Aug 30, 2018 02:00AM
A bonus to gardening: Soil commonly contains bacteria that produce a molecule called mensacarcin that kills melanoma cancer cells, according to research from  Oregon State University. Few therapies treat this skin cancer, so contact with dirt is an easy choice.


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