Study uncovers genetic switches that control process of whole-body regeneration

Would you let a geneticist experiment on you to activate regeneration?


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I wonder if it'll restore my dignity and self-respect :p
You know what this discovery means? If they can figure out how to turn them on, we'd be regrowing limbs and organs :bow:
What a glorious day :fool:
 
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It would be fantastic if one day we are able to unlock some of these possibilities, especially for regeneration of nerves etc... I imagine things like this will be possible one day. Just imagine telling someone from the 1800's that people would walk on the moon in the next century.

I don't think I'd like to be a guinea pig for this technology though ;).
 

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... especially for regeneration of nerves etc.

I'll put myself forward for that.

I suffer with my fingers & toes being numb from nerve damage. Is not a nice sensation especially as the fingers in my right hand seem to be constantly on fire.

(Transverse Myelitis)
 

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You know what this discovery means? If they can figure out how to turn them on, we'd be regrowing limbs and organs :bow:
What a glorious day :fool:

It also suggests that if every part of the body could be regenerated then, maybe, we could all live forever. What a terrible thought. The Earth couldn't cope. ;)
 
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