Monday, June 13, 2005

Scientists Cultivate 2,000 Year Old Date Seed

Israeli researchers believe it could help them to generate new medicines by uncovering the secret of why the ancient Judaean palm Phoenix dactylifera was so valued for its health-giving properties as well as its beauty and the protection it offered from the sun.

This is great news. Let's hope it inspires researchers to plant other vintage seeds.

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