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Learning from a salamander that regenerates its limbs

Clip | 4m 34s

The axolotl is a Mexican salamander with an incredible ability: cut its leg off, and the limb will grow right back! Researchers, like Susan Bryant of the University of California, Irvine, are studying these amphibians to understand the underlying mechanisms for their miraculous regenerative powers.

Aired: 12/22/16

Rating: NR

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