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Because of female sharks’ resistance, fewer than 10% of mating attempts actually succeed.
Cockroaches have a much higher radiation resistance than vertebrates, with the lethal dose perhaps 6 to 15 times that for humans.
Vietnamese don’t call it the “Vietnam War,” they call it the “Resistance War Against America.”
Naked mole-rats have a high resistance to cancer tumours because they produce an extremely high-molecular-mass hyaluronan and have ribosomes that produce extremely error-free proteins.
Antibiotic resistance could lead to over 10 million deaths per year which could make it a bigger problem than cancer.