Posts Tagged 'regeneration'

Maggots Secretions Suppress Immune Response

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Researchers have figured out how fly larvae works as a healing balm that’s been used by battlefield surgeons for centuries to close wounds.

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Genetic Trickery Coaxes Heart to Heal Itself

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Two new studies suggest that heart muscle cells can make copies of themselves at a very low rate, but researchers have developed a genetic trick that prompts them to improve their efficiency.

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African Spiny Mice Regenerate Lost Tissue

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African spiny mice, specifically the species Acomys kempi and Acomys percivali, have skin that is brittle and can be easily torn. This evolutionary adaptation allows them to escape predators by jettisoning whole patches of skin when caught or bitten.

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