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Do not toss: Overripe bananas may be effective against cancer cells, finds scientific study

Do not toss: Overripe bananas may be effective against cancer cells, finds scientific study

While yellow bananas may be tastier, the darker brown ones may be better for you. According to TheHeartySoul.com, a 2009 article in the journal Food Science and Technology Research claimed that overripe bananas contained more Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF), a cancer-fighting cytokine or small protein. The TNF in Bananas The study was conducted by Masatoshi […]

VIDEO: This is How Banana Peels Could Help Detect Cancer Non-Invasively

VIDEO: This is How Banana Peels Could Help Detect Cancer Non-Invasively

When bananas start getting black spots all over them, they either become banana bread or trash, but the uses don’t stop there! Scientists have actually found that they might be useful in both detecting and treating skin cancer. Those black spots contain tyrosinase, an enzyme also present in human skin, and in even higher amounts […]

First Human Trials of Genetically Modified Bananas Underway

First Human Trials of Genetically Modified Bananas Underway

The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) had previously signed an agreement with India’s department of biotechnology to invest in a four-year project to develop GMO iron-rich bananas. Now, a researcher at the QUT has led a scientific effort to create GMO bananas with funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The world’s first human trial of pro-vitamin […]