Newly discovered self-repair mechanism

16 junio 2015

Self-repair is extremely important for living things. Get a cut on your finger and your skin can make new cells to heal the wound; lose your tail — if you are a particular kind of lizard — and tissue regeneration may produce a new one. Now, researchers have discovered a previously unknown self-repair mechanism — the reorganization of existing anatomy to regain symmetry — in a certain species of jellyfish.