Naked and Amazing--the real reality show

On this episode of "Naked and Amazing," researchers discover that naked mole rats may have a hidden secret that could help improve life for millions of people all over the globe! A research team, led by National Science Foundation-funded biologist Thomas Park, recently found that naked mole rats can withstand brain oxygen deprivation for more than 30 minutes--more than any other mammal. The finding, reported by University of Illinois at Chicago researchers, may provide clues for developing new brain injury treatments following stroke or heart attack.

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Runtime: 2:34

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