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Scientists turn to lowly creatures to unlock the secrets of regeneration

2:03pm, January 29, 2010

It could have been a scene from a sequel to Jurassic Park: Peering down at the tiny worms wriggling under the lens of her microscope, biologist Alexandra Bely witnessed a performance that hadn’t been played in nature in millions of years. The beastie was sprouting a second head.

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