The Observer

Naked Mole Rats May Hold the Secret to Fighting Cancer

Owen Bell, Games and Tech Reporter

November 9, 2012

The naked mole rat is a strange creature. Hairless, cold-blooded, and totally blind, mole rats live in the deserts of East Africa in colonies similar to those of ants. They have long puzzled biologists. Mole rats do not feel much pain and are very long lived. On average, they live 20 years as opposed...

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