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2010 Barshop Institute News

Longest-lived naked mole rat in captivity dies after 30 years

December 21, 2010 San Antonio Express-News: S.A.'s naked mole rat dies in captivity after 30 years.

December 21, 2010 KSAT12 News Longest-Living Naked Mole Rat Dies
Longest-Living Naked Mole Rat Dies. After more than three decades in captivity, the longest-living naked mole rat has died. Watch Stephanie Serna's Report.

December 22, 2010 KENS5: Research rat 'Old Man' dies in San Antonio after years of doing good

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- For three decades, a research rat dubbed "Old Man" helped scientists in San Antonio try to unravel the mysteries behind Alzheimer's, cancer and other diseases.

December 30, 2010 San Antonio Express-News: One ugly rat was a beauty to scientists.


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