In The News
29 September 2023
The tiny worm at the heart of regeneration science
From NPR's Short Wave: A tiny flatworm that regenerates entire organs. A South American snail that can regrow its eyes. A killifish that suspends animation in dry weather and reanimates in water. These are the organisms at the heart of regeneration science. How they do these things is a mystery to scientists. But molecular biologists like Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado believe they may hold the answers to regeneration in humans.