Thursday, 16 August 2018
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Elephants rarely get cancer thanks to 'zombie gene,' study finds

Added: 15.08.2018 14:40 | 20 views | 0 comments

Less than five percent of elephants die from cancer, and researchers may have discovered why. According to a study from The University of Chicago, elephants produce pseudogenes, or "zombie genes" that target and kill cells in damaged DNA.

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Zombie gene protects against cancer -- in elephants

Added: 14.08.2018 22:36 | 21 views | 0 comments

LIF6, a dead gene that came back to life, prevents cancer by killing cells with DNA damage.

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Matter: The ‘Zombie Gene’ That May Protect Elephants From Cancer

Added: 14.08.2018 16:17 | 19 views | 0 comments

With such enormous bodies, elephants should be particularly prone to tumors. But an ancient gene in their DNA, somehow resurrected, seems to shield the animals.

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The ‘Zombie Gene’ That May Protect Elephants From Cancer

Added: 14.08.2018 16:00 | 17 views | 0 comments

With such enormous bodies, elephants should be particularly prone to tumors. But an ancient gene in their DNA, somehow resurrected, seems to shield the animals.

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Top 10 things to see and do in Sri Lanka

Added: 10.08.2018 15:20 | 2 views | 0 comments


From spotting wild elephants in Udawalawe National Park to experiencing one of the world’s most beautiful train rides, Sri Lanka is the new must-go destination.

Tags: Elephants
From: www.thetravelmagazine.net

IBM report, "Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?"

Added: 25.02.2018 17:50 | 1 views | 0 comments

Major firms learning to adapt in fight against start-ups, says IBM

Tags: IBM, Elephants
From: www.aljazeera.com

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