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Why Is the Naked Mole Rat So Weird?

Naked mole rats feel no pain. They’re exceptionally long-lived. They frequently enter reversible comas, and a single queen mole rat rules over her colony with totalitarian authority. They can also survive without oxygen for extended periods of time.

Do Women Want to Be Oppressed?

John Horgan Scientific American
Evolutionary theorists propose that female desire for domineering males helped create a patriarchal world

To Stay Young, Kill Zombie Cells

Megan Scudellari Nature
Killing off cells that refuse to die on their own has proved a powerful anti-ageing strategy in mice. Now it's about to be tested in humans.

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