Today’s Solutions: December 07, 2022

We know them for their soft wool: the humble alpacas that roam the high mountains of the Andes. But to protect themselves in the harsh environment they live, alpacas have also developed an extraordinary immune system. Scientists are now discovering how that immune system can deliver a new cancer treatment.

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