Frogs Regrow Missing Limbs in Lab Study, Advancing Key Effort of Regenerative Medicine

“Salamanders do it. So do starfish. And now scientists have shown that frogs can regenerate amputated limbs, once their stumps have been treated with a multidrug “cocktail.” The findings, published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances, represent a notable advance in the field of regenerative medicine, which aims to replace human tissues and organs to restore normal function.”

This is great news, especially for Frenchmen. Now you won’t have to kill the frog to eat his leg. Just dab a little medicine on the stump and toss him back into the swamp to grow a new pair. C’est la vie.

Here’s the link.

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