Secrets to regeneration and immortality from cnidarians

Jellyfish, sea anemones and corals are fascinating animals that have captivated scientists for more than a century, as they can do whole-body regeneration when injured and many species are considered biologically immortal. A population of special stem cells seems to be the secret to these abilities, however these cells and their presence within cnidarians are just beginning to be understood.

Secrets to regeneration and immortality from cnidarians

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