Which trait makes naked mole rat a subject of intensive scientific studies?

longevity and resistance to cancer
an extraordinary sense of smell
spatial memory
vision in complete darkness
The life span of naked mole rat is around 30 years, while other rodents rarely live longer than a few years. Until recently it was believed that they are entirely resistant to cancer, however, in 2016 cancer was found in two individuals. Studies have revealed that the immune system of naked mole rats has an additional mechanism to identify cancerous cells.
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