Discover the Inner Beauty of the Naked Mole Rat
Beneath their nearly blind and hairless appearance, naked mole rats have evolved hidden molecular adaptations for life underground. In this week’s video pick, new research by Vera Gorbunova and Andrei Seluanov of the University of Rochester shows how these aesthetically challenged creatures live long, cancer-free lives.
Luke Groskin is Science Friday’s video producer. He’s on a mission to make you love spiders and other odd creatures.