An 'Immortal' Devil's Genome and the Secrets of a Cancer That's Catching (1 of 2) (image) Cell Press Share Print E-Mail Caption Researchers reporting in the Feb. 17 issue of the Cell Press journal Cell have sequenced the complete genome of one immortal devil. The genomes of the Tasmanian devil and its transmissible cancer may help to explain how that cancer went from a single individual to spreading through the population like wildfire. Credit Save the Tasmanian Devil Program Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.