The platypus that helps beat diabetes

Valeria Martalò



Could it be the #platypus, our new hope against #diabetes? This mammal, in fact, produces a hormone capable of lowering blood sugar, which it uses to wear out rivals in love. But, without harming any animal, this "poison" could also do us humans some good. Type 2 diabetes is one of the most widespread diseases of our daily life. The platypus, however, is one of the strangest animals in the world, because it has remained unchanged for about ... Read all