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Today’s Solutions: June 24, 2024

Elephants have a secret weapon

Elephants have a secret weapon against cancer

In 2012, on a whim, Vincent Lynch decided to search the genome of the African elephant to see if it had extra anti-cancer genes. Cancers happen when cells build up mutations in their DNA that allow them to grow and divide uncontrollably. Bigger animals, whose bodies comprise more cells, should, Read More...