For Some Worms, It’s Heads or Tails
Among flatworms, there are those that can fully regenerate a severed head or tail, and those that can regrow only a tail. The question is, Why the difference? The answer, courtesy of three separate studies published last week in Nature, seems to be a ...
Scorpions, a tasty snack to some folks, can't regrow tails
Then I remembered that in some parts of the world, fried scorpions are considered to be a tasty snack and, of course, you have to cut off the tail to get rid of the poison sacs. Apparently, some people cut the tails off so they can feed the rest of the ...
Regrow Your Own
The salamander can regenerate its limbs, its tail, its upper and lower jaws, the lens and the retina of its eye, and its intestine. The zebra fish will regrow fins, scales, spinal cord and part of its heart. Mammals, too, can renew damaged parts of their body.
How to Regrow a Head
Some animals, such as salamanders and newts, can regenerate entire body parts, and mice can regrow toes if left with enough ... If the Wnt pathway dominates then it signals tail growth, but if ERK suppresses its influence then heads can form.
Gear Review: TOPS Knives Scorpion’s Tail
With a design similar to the Indonesian-inspired utility tool known as the Karambit, the true inspiration for Scorpion’s Tail came not from the Far East but here in the USA. Because even though everyone can benefit ... black finish. Its small-but-potent ...