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Naked Mole Rat Longevity Perfect Proteins
2013-10-01 08:41:31

Researchers believe they have found the secret behind the longevity of the naked mole rat: the creatures' cells make nearly perfect proteins.

Naked Mole Rats Have A Secret Cancer Fighting Goo
2013-06-20 04:37:59

Researchers have identified the chemical that makes the naked mole rat resistant to cancer, and their discovery could ultimately lead to new treatment options for malignant tumors in humans.

2011-06-16 21:29:36

Cells in the human body are constantly being exposed to stress from environmental chemicals or errors in routine cellular processes.

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2009-10-26 15:14:27

Despite a 30-year lifespan that gives ample time for cells to grow cancerous, a small rodent species called a naked mole rat has never been found with tumors of any kind—and now biologists at the University of Rochester think they know why.


Word of the Day
metagrabolized
  • totally perplexed and mixed up.
The word 'metagrabolized' is also spelled 'metagrobolized'.
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