Naked mole rats may hold secret to longevity

The biologists hope that their work will result in pharmaceutical treatments that control protein synthesis in humans.

Naked mole rats may hold secret to longevity

Science Recorder | Jonathan Marker | Wednesday, October 02, 2013

A September 30 report from the University of Rochester, New York, offered an interesting explanation for the longevity of naked mole rats which, with a lifespan of 30 years, makes the animal the world’s longest-living rodent: more robustly constructed proteins... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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