Clues to Fighting Cancer Found in Giant Rodent Capybara’s DNA

Genetic analysis of a South American icon reveals how it became a gentle giant—and how it fends off increased cancer risk.

Source: Clues to Fighting Cancer Found in Giant Rodent Capybara’s DNA

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Unfortunately, they can still get liver disease. Still, I hope this means that this research will eventually help veterinarians treat sick capybaras. To heck with the humans, right?

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