Naked Mole Rats' Cancer Secret Is in the 'Goo'

Researchers say that something in the rodents' skin could lead to a cancer treatment.
0:53 | 06/20/13

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It's a discovery that could lead to new cancer treatments and it's this. Being here at the naked mole gratis completely immune to cancer but how just -- thought that rat just couldn't get more disgusting. -- has a -- -- substance and its body tissue that stops its cells from becoming cancerous now the miracle can do is known as high molecular weight -- elude Ronan. Or H and WH day. The substance is so sticky that clogged up lab vacuums but -- -- squeeze through tight underground tunnels so -- not getting cancer -- well that's just an added bonus when researchers removed the do with the rats were able to get cancer. Researchers are hopeful that the group could be used prevent cancer in humans -- so may is skin cream companies are on -- something after all turns out H and WHA is used in a lot of anti wrinkle creams.

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