This week’s roundup of science news and local job openings.
🍅 Scientists have found how plants make cholesterol. The research conducted on tomatoes can provide a pathway to new discoveries in synthetic biology.
Hair follicles may be the secret to reducing scar tissue. Growing hair follicles contain proteins that can develop the fat cells that fibrous tissue lacks.
The long pepper, used commonly in Indian cuisine, contains a chemical called Piperlongumine. Scientists have been studying this chemical’s transformation after ingestion and it’s potential in developing drugs for cancer therapies.
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