Scientists: ‘Goo’ from naked mole rat appears to offer cancer protection

The naked mole rat may unlock the secrets of cancer.

Scientists: ‘Goo’ from naked mole rat appears to offer cancer protection

Science Recorder | Rick Docksai | Thursday, June 20, 2013

Mole rats die from any number of natural causes, but cancer is not one of them: The rodent’s hormones produce a chemical that scientists say protects the rodent from cancer throughout its lifetime. And a new University of Rochester study suggests that experiments to extract and study this chemical To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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