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Checkup: Why do chimps rarely suffer from cancer?

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Air date: September 23, 2012

Host: Jeremy Shere, PhD

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While humans and chimps share 96% of their DNA, chimps rarely experience cancer in comparison to humans. Soojin Yi, Ph.D., faculty in the School of Biology at Georgia Tech reveals that there is not a simple answer to explain this observation.

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