Rats That Live 30 Years, Rarely Get Cancer, and Feel No Pain Are Revolutionizing Medicine

We could use their "superpowers" to save human lives.

April 20, 2017

Scientists Are Trying to Modify The Naked Mole-Rats’ Cancer Resistance For Humans

Naked mole-rats are the longest-living rodent species, and they exhibit 'extraordinary' resistance to cancer. Understanding these animals' anti-cancer mechanisms may help advance human treatment, according to a collaborative research team from Hokkaido University and Keio University in Japan.

June 21, 2016