It's not a flattering likeness, but rats and humans actually have a lot in common, including physiology.
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Unlike the mice and common rats used to test drugs and chemicals in labs, naked mole rats are hard to infect with disease.
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It's awful to get sick when visiting relatives or friends overseas. Make sure to read up on health risks before you travel!
Our bodies are also made up of living cells, the antibiotics have to distinguish between the cells in our bodies and the cells of the bacteria.
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What is happening to vultures around the world? Why are they declining in numbers?
How do vultures avoid getting sick since they are known as nature's "clean up crew?"