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The weirdest things we learned this week: Two sleeps are better than one
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
The naked mole rat’s furry cousin also feels no pain
Immunity to discomfort seems to run in the family.
9 jaw-dropping facts about naked mole rats to celebrate the bloody ascent of their new queen
Long may she reign.
The secret to being a great naked mole-rat mom is in their poop
Worker rodents routinely eat their queens feces to gain additional nutrients—and parenting skills.
Google wants to use naked mole rats to conquer death
They're ugly as sin, but they could help us live longer.
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Warning: Do NOT get into a breath-holding contest with a naked mole rat
They can basically survive without oxygen
Pain-Proof, Cancer-Proof Naked Mole Rat Gets Its Genome Sequenced as Researchers Search for Cure to Everything
The naked mole rat isn’t a particularly handsome devil, but there’s more to life than being pretty–like living ten times … Continued
Hideous Naked Mole Rat Strikes Again, This Time With Clues for Surviving Stroke
A few weeks ago we wrote about the naked mole rat, a repugnant little subterranean creature possessing a unique immunity … Continued
Hideous Rodent May Provide Cure For Cancer
The naked mole rat is immune to cancer. At last, scientists have figured out why