Elephants that play together, stay together
As the semester starts to wind down, I finally feel myself transforming from the stressed student I have been for the past 12 weeks, to the …
Are elephants zombies walking among us?
A recent study found that elephants are more resistant to cancer than we are as humans. Clues pinpoint to a ‘zombie gene’. Elephants—big and beautiful creatures I …
Guardian of the Genome
Elephants rarely get cancer because they have a gene that protects their genome. Elephants are the largest land animals on earth and have 100 times as …