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Hormone signals help ready worker mole-rats to treat pups as their own. belizar/Shutterstock.com

Eating royal poop improves parenting in naked mole-rats

Worker naked mole-rats take care of their colony's young even though they aren't the pups' actual parents. New research suggests the queen gets them ready via hormones in her poop.
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Cancer immunity of strange underground rat revealed

Researchers have discovered how one of the world’s oddest mammals developed resistance to cancer, and there is hope that…

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