Jianjun Zhang, left, and Khaled Shaaban researched in the lab at the University of Kentucky's Center for Pharmaceutical Research and Innovation. Among other things, the center is trying to develop new medicines from the microbes found in coal mines.
Jianjun Zhang, left, and Khaled Shaaban researched in the lab at the University of Kentucky's Center for Pharmaceutical Research and Innovation. Among other things, the center is trying to develop new medicines from the microbes found in coal mines. Herald-Leader
Jianjun Zhang, left, and Khaled Shaaban researched in the lab at the University of Kentucky's Center for Pharmaceutical Research and Innovation. Among other things, the center is trying to develop new medicines from the microbes found in coal mines. Herald-Leader

University of Kentucky researchers hope to find miracle drug in coal mines

December 26, 2013 02:01 PM

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