How many times can a newt re-grow its eye lens?

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How many times can a newt re-grow its eye lens?
« on: 28/01/2016 12:21:41 »
Newts can regrow their eye lens at least 19 times...
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« Reply #1 on: 26/12/2015 02:13:10 »
do newts with injured limbs (from a recent accident) regenerate a limb that is uninjured if it is cut off? Could understanding of this, if it happens, be used to heal severe injuries in humans some day?