Antlers are complex organs of bones, blood vessels, nerves, muscle, skin and even fur, known as velvet. Photo: Xinhua

Why deer antlers could point the way to a new branch of cancer research

  • The animals can grow a new set of antlers each year, thanks in part to a combination of cancer-related and tumour-suppressing genes, a Chinese-led study finds
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Antlers are complex organs of bones, blood vessels, nerves, muscle, skin and even fur, known as velvet. Photo: Xinhua
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