Tobacco plant could be useful in killing cancer cells

A molecule found in the tobacco plant`s natural defence mechanisms could be useful in killing cancer cells in humans, according to an Australian research.

New tobacco plant fights West Nile virus

Scientists have developed therapeutics from a new generation of tobacco plant that fights West Nile virus and other pathogens.

Tobacco plant can cure rabies

Tobacco may have been dubbed a killer, but a genetically altered version of the plant could provide a low cost cure for deadly rabies, says a study.

Malaria-fighting tobacco!

Genetically modified tobacco plant that can fight drug-resistant malaria has been developed.