Walnuts (IMAGE) Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena Caption Walnuts can inhibit the growth of cancer cells. Nutritionists at the University of Jena present results from a recent study, which throw light on the molecular mechanisms of this protective effect. Credit Jan-Peter Kasper/FSU Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.