The Naked Mole Rat: Key to Human Life extension?

Naked mole rats defy the biological law of aging

In the world of animal models, naked mole rats are the supermodels. They rarely get cancer, are resistant to some types of pain, and can survive up to 18 minutes without oxygen. But perhaps their greatest feat, a new paper suggests, is that they don’t age.

Good looks, glamorous lifestyle, eternal youth– it’s hard not to hate the naked mole rat.