Lizard on glass tank
Engineered Stem Cells Grant Geckos “Perfectly” Regenerated Tails
Geckos injected with neural stem cells modified to block cartilage growth developed the skeletal and nervous components normally lacking from regrown tails.
ABOVE: THOMAS LOZITO
Engineered Stem Cells Grant Geckos “Perfectly” Regenerated Tails
Engineered Stem Cells Grant Geckos “Perfectly” Regenerated Tails

Geckos injected with neural stem cells modified to block cartilage growth developed the skeletal and nervous components normally lacking from regrown tails.

Geckos injected with neural stem cells modified to block cartilage growth developed the skeletal and nervous components normally lacking from regrown tails.

ABOVE: THOMAS LOZITO

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snail shell coil coiling direction knockout CRISPR
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