Contact: Penny Fannin
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
Caption: Dr. Tony Papenfuss from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne, Australia, has identified Schwann cells as the likely origin of the devil facial tumor disease that has been devastating Australia's Tasmanian devil population.
Credit: Cameron Wells, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
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