Jan 26, 2021

Worm Regeneration May Lend A Hand in Human Healing

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Circa 2012 | By LIVESCIENCE

This Research in Action article was provided to LiveScience in partnership with the National Science Foundation.

About the size of toenail clippings, planarians are freshwater flatworms that can re-form from tiny slivers. This feature not only lets them repair themselves, but it lets them reproduce by breaking apart and then creating new worms.

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