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Your pooch is susceptible to a contagious cancer from an 11,000-year-old dog

A team of scientists led by the University of Cambridge’s Elizabeth Murchison have sequenced the genetic material of the canine transmissible venereal tumor (CTVT) and determined that the now-immortal cancer is approximately 11,000 years old. Dogs are susceptible to this contagious variety of cancer, which researchers say is a mutating…

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