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It seems like every time scientists learn something new about sharks, people wonder whether this new information will finally show us how sharks will cure cancer. There’s no doubt about it, sharks are awesome, but is there a magic cure hidden in their genes?

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image Sources:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Basking_Shark.jpg
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