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Cool Arctic squirrels may hold key to Alzheimer’s cure

Cool Arctic squirrels may hold key to Alzheimer’s cure

The Guardian - Nik Sultana

The processes in their brains during hibernation are exciting scientists This month, Arctic ground squirrels emerge in Alaska after eight months’ hibernation. It hasn’t been easy: during hibernation, their body temperature can drop as low as -2.9C, a record for mammals, and stay there for two to …

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