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3Novices:Naked mole-rats just got weirder – study shows how they survive on almost no oxygen

When deprived of oxygen, naked mole-rats have a unique ability to convert sugar to energy, a skill that might one day help treat victims of heart attack and stroke, researchers said.
These cold-blooded mammals have long been a source of fascination for scientists because they can live 30 years, rarely get cancer and do not seem to feel most kinds of pain.
Researchers now report in the journal Science that when naked mole-rats are exposed to oxygen levels low enough to kill a person in minutes,…
April 21, 2017 at 11:36AM http://ift.tt/2pJAlxB
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