samzenpus from the a-shovel-a-day-keeps-the-doctor-away dept.
firesquirt writes "From an article in LiveScience, the bark of certain yew trees can yield a medicine that fights cancer. Now scientists find the dirt that yew trees grow in can supply the drug as well, suggesting a new way to commercially harvest the medicine."
The reason that every major university maintains a department of
mathematics is that it's cheaper than institutionalizing all those people.