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Can We Have The Gene's Of Starfishes?

  1. Sep 2, 2008 #1
    A show on national geographic said scientist's are trying to apply the genetics that can grow back there body parts into human's.Has anybody seen it,also is it possible?
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  3. Sep 2, 2008 #2
    I don't have any sources to back what I'm saying up, but I have heard that scientists are locating genes that determine the regrowth of limbs, etc. The salamander is a perfect example for this quality in a species.
  4. Sep 3, 2008 #3


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    Check April Scientific American.
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