Chernobyl: chasing a ‘catching’ cancer

2022-11-28T23:22:46+00:007 December 2018|

Sanger researcher Alex Cagan travelled to Chernobyl’s nuclear exclusion zone for samples of cancer. But he isn’t investigating the effects of the reactor disaster; his quarry has a more ancient source: the immortal cells of an 8,000 year-old animal that are still being passed from dog to dog