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What makes naked mole rats cancer resistant?

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Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today talking about a new study in naked mole rats! Because everything is better when there are naked mole rats in it.

It turns out that naked mole rats are resistant to cancer? Why? The answer may be called hyaluronan. Head over and check it out!

Scicurious About the Author: Scicurious is a PhD in Physiology, and is currently a postdoc in biomedical research. She loves the brain. And so should you. Follow on Twitter @Scicurious.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.





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