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Medical Discoveries From The Forest Will Help Both Indians And Rain Forest Conservation, Cornell Researcher Predicts

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February 17, 1998
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Efforts to tap the botanical wisdom of the rain forest -- its people, plants and animals -- are producing such encouraging results that researchers, who call themselves bioprospectors, are ready to take the next step: assisting Indian communities in cultivating newly discovered medicinal plants for their own use and for export to the developed world.

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