• Sat. Mar 6th, 2021

How Evolution Helps Us Understand Cancer and Control It

A humpback whale is among the largest animals on this planet, now or ever. It is also a gigantic society made of quadrillions of cooperating cells. Different cell types orchestrate eating, breathing, swimming, reproduction, reacting to other animals, and all the functions that are necessary for a whale to survive and thrive. If you look inside an elephant, a person or even a saguaro cactus, you will see a similarly well-functioning cellular civilization.