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Mapping Cells in the "Immortal" Regenerating Hydra

News   Jul 26, 2019 | Original story from UC Davis

 
Mapping Cells in the "Immortal" Regenerating Hydra

Just a few millimeters long, the hydra has the ability to completely regenerate damaged body parts including its nervous system, making it practically immortal. UC Davis researchers are discovering how hydra achieves this and what the implications might be for human medicine. (Photo by Stefan Siebert, UC Davis).

 
 
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