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  • In the latest research on these remarkable creatures, Park and his colleagues found that naked mole-rats can survive for at least five hours at low-oxygen conditions that would kill people within minutes. (hon.ch)
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  • Hydatidiform moles, which occur in one in every 1000 pregnancies in the United States, increase the risk of persistent gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) and choriocarcinoma, a malignant, rapidly-growing, and metastatic form of cancer. (redorbit.com)
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  • In the future, by tweaking some genes, it theoretically might be possible for humans to gain the "back-up" plan already employed by the naked mole-rat in periods when oxygen runs low, Lewin said. (hon.ch)