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The mysterious gene that helps elephants fight cancer
Common sense would hold that elephants should get cancer often, as they’re huge animals – with tons of cells that could mutate and lead to cancer. Yet they’re no more likely than small animals to get cancer. A new study could explain why. Researchers found that elephants have an “anti-cancer” gene that targets and kills cells with damaged DNA.
Meet the billionaire fashion tycoon who will ride SpaceX's rocket around the moon02:01
Billionaire will invite artists to orbit moon with him aboard SpaceX spaceship01:10
After the storm: Dealing with the toxic waste hurricanes leave behind01:27
Why we can’t stop watching natural disasters on TV02:13
How to deal with a power outage01:54
How tropical storms become catastrophic hurricanes02:20