The regenerative abilities of the flatworm Macrostomum lignano serve as a model for how humans might regenerate tissues.

Worms may hold the secret to longer life

... researchers have a secret weapon in the battle with the ageing process – the humble worm. Flatworms have the ... creatures as a rich source of potential clues about the ageing process and how we too might regenerate tissues. In a ... in the tidal sands of the Adriatic Sea, to investigate ageing mechanisms. Previous research observed that the ...