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Latest Regeneration Stories

2012-10-15 10:25:45

While it is well known that starfish, zebrafish and salamanders can re-grow damaged limbs, scientists understand very little about the regenerative capabilities of mammals.

Regenerated Lizard Tails Not A Perfect Match To Original Tail
2012-10-10 08:47:00

Some lizards have the innate ability to re-grow their tails. However, this natural regenerative ability does not occur in a perfect way.

Immune System Can Accelerate Regeneration Of Peripheral Nerves
2012-10-02 13:19:21

Modulating immune response to injury could accelerate the regeneration of severed peripheral nerves, a new study in an animal model has found.

Scar-Free Healing Mice Offers Clues To Human Skin Repair
2012-09-27 12:26:26

African spiny mice (genus Acomys) have brittle skin, which tears off in continuous sheets, like human skin, in order to escape predators. Some of them lose as much as 60% of the skin from their backs, which then heals rapidly, regrowing hair instead of scarring.

Tissue Regeneration Study Learns From Salamanders
2012-09-26 11:53:50

Researchers from the Salk Institute recently studied the regeneration of new limbs in salamanders and believe that the findings could be useful in studies on regenerative medicine for humans.

2012-08-31 13:41:11

The skin, the blood, and the lining of the gut—adult stem cells replenish them daily.

2012-08-06 10:56:42

Researchers have made a major advance in efforts to regenerate damaged hearts.

2012-08-03 01:19:53

Planarian flatworms have come under intense study for their renowned ability to regenerate any missing body part, even as adults.

2012-07-28 23:03:29

A team of researchers in Japan have discovered that VD3, a super-active form of Vitamin D, boosts stem cells to enhance and maintain their ability to induce hair growth.


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chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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