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Naked Mole Rat Longevity — Possible Mechanism Identified

University of Rochester researchers, who previously discovered a mechanism that may contribute to the species’ resistance to tumor formation, have announced that ribosome function may help account for the rats’ longevity.

University of Rochester researchers, who previously discovered a mechanism that may contribute to the species’ resistance to tumor formation, have announced that ribosome function may help account for the rats’ longevity. http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-mole-rat-longevity-20131001,0,6184646.story#axzz2jEWbcFz8