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Tue, 24th Jun 2014

Why salamanders can't get legless

Salamander (c) Patrick Coin

Salamanders can grow back entire limbs if they lose them. A team at University College London lead by Dr Max Yun are looking at the genetic pathways that enable these amphibians to regenerate their arms and legs. This could help us understand how human healing can be improved, as Victoria Gill explains to Chris Smith...

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