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Regenerating tissues and limbs: What we can learn from the the amazing axolotl salamander’s genome

Saving the salamander that Nature called “biology’s beloved amphibian” takes on a special significance given the animal’s remarkable traits. Axolotls are neotenic, ...
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‘Hugely influential’ papers on cardiac stem cells declared ‘fraudulent’ by Harvard

An internal investigation by Harvard Medical School has determined that 31 scientific publications from the laboratory of a high-profile cardiologist ...
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Harnessing the body’s electrical system to help it heal

Scientists like Michael Levin of Tufts University have discovered that cellular charges control how and where a structure forms in ...
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Earth’s weirdest and most exotic creatures: Research bonanza for genetics and science

From the axolotl’s regenerating limbs to naked mole rat cancer resistance, new sequencing is uncovering new possibilities ...