Does the fountain of youth lie in the naked mole rat?

Naked mole rats – hairless, sausage-like rodents that live in burrows beneath the arid soils of Kenya, Ethiopia, and Somalia – have a remarkable ability to resist aging. Scientists are getting closer to understanding why these animals grow old with such grace, and they hope their findings will lead to therapies for staving off age-related ailments.

Full article on Scientific American



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