Thursday, November 5, 2009

Turmeric and Curry versus Cancer and Alzheimer's..Building Science Literacy Skills

Curcumin (found in turmeric and curry) attacked [...] cancer cells using an alternative cell signaling system (not, "apoptopsis," in other words).

Curcumin may help stimulate immune system cells in the Alzheimer's disease.

These ideas are from the following article:
accessed 05 November 09.

The article is a story about science. Can you find original sources for the research?

Here are a few ideas to get you started:

  • Curcuma longa is the genus and species name of the plant from which we get the spice turmeric that is used in curry.

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