An animal that barely reacts to pain is bound to attract scientific attention. But the rodent also has other puzzling attributes. For example, the creature's brain and heart can function without oxygen for a long time.
Peter Stöger has called on Cologne bosses to either back him or sack him after their winless campaign so far. A trip to third-placed Schalke is the last thing Cologne need with their opponents on a high.
Scottish National Party Europe Spokesman attacks British PM and governing Tories, warning hard Brexit could cost Scotland 80,000 jobs on Conflict Zone. Is independence the cure?
When oxygen runs low, mammals like humans and mice have a hard time. Brain cells face an energy shortage and start dying. Not so for the East African naked mole-rat! The strange-looking animal has a back-up plan.
The outbreak of a stomach virus at the IAAF World Championships in London has officials scrambling to contain it. The German team and delegation are among those taking great pains to try to prevent it from spreading.
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