Richard Peto

Type: Person
Name: Richard Peto
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Natural GMOs Part 203. Viral relics show cancer's 'footprint' on our evolution

From myScience UKCancer has left its ’footprint’ on our evolution, according to a study which examined how the relics of ancient viruses are preserved in the genomes of 38 mammal species.Viral relics are evidence of the ancient battles our genes have ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Larger Animals and Cancer Rates

Larger animals have more cells in their bodies, and cancer occurs when one cell suffers the right combination of mutations to run amok, so why is it that animals such as whales do not have higher cancer rates? Here researchers propose a partial answer ... [Published Fight Aging! - Jul 21 2014]
Entities: Cancer, Retrovirus, Genome
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Viral relics show cancer's 'footprint' on our evolution

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 17-Jul-2014Viral relics show cancer’s ‘footprint’ on our evolution Cancer has left its ‘footprint’ on our evolution, according to a study which examined how the relics of ancient viruses are preserved in the genomes of 38 mammal ... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 17 2014]

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...as Peto's paradox , named after the eminent Oxford cancer epidemiologist Sir Richard Peto who first remarked on the phenomenon in the 1970s. "cancer is caused by errors occurring in cells as they divide, so bigger animals with more cells ought to suffer more from cancer. put simply, the blue whale should not exist."

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Natural GMOs Part 203. Viral relics show cancer... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 23 2014]
From myScience UKCancer has left its ’footprint’ on our evolution, according to a study which examined how the relics of ancient viruses are preserved in the genomes of 38 mammal species.Viral relics are evidence of the ancient battles our genes have ...
Larger Animals and Cancer Rates [Published Fight Aging! - Jul 21 2014]
Larger animals have more cells in their bodies, and cancer occurs when one cell suffers the right combination of mutations to run amok, so why is it that animals such as whales do not have higher cancer rates? Here researchers propose a partial answer ...
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