"Tumour Breakthrough Could Save Tassie Devils"

"A team of international scientists has made a major breakthrough in the fight to save tasmanian devils from extinction.

The team says it has worked out exactly what kind of cancer is killing the animals, finding that the deadly facial tumour disease is growing in the devils' nerve cells.

Until now, the contagious cancer has been as mysterious as it is deadly."

Felicity Ogilvie reports for Australian ABC January 1, 2010.

Monday, January 4, 2010