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Tuula Närhinen: Tracing Animals - artwork about animal imprints

Tuula Närhinen: Tracing Animals - artwork about animal imprints

The tumour originated in a single dog 11,000 years ago but outlived its host by transferring to another dog - and is still on the march today. An international team led by Cambridge scientists mapped its progress based on DNA from 449 tumours in 39 countries. Some of the cancer's more recent travel between continents, they found, aligns with maritime trade routes.

The tumour originated in a single dog 11,000 years ago but outlived its host by transferring to another dog - and is still on the march today. An international team led by Cambridge scientists mapped its progress based on DNA from 449 tumours in 39 countries. Some of the cancer's more recent travel between continents, they found, aligns with maritime trade routes.

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