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What makes naked mole rats cancer resistant?


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!

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