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A 400-Year-Old Shark May Hold The Cure To Ageing

A 400-Year-Old Shark May Hold The Cure To Ageing

If you’re counting on technology to radically extend your lifespan, you’ll want to pay close attention to what’s happening with the Greenland shark. According to a new scientific paper, this mysterious deep-sea dweller can live up to 400 years, making it the longest-lived vertebrate on Earth.

Biologists Coax Worms Into Growing New Kinds Of Heads

Biologists Coax Worms Into Growing New Kinds Of Heads

In what sounds like a plot line from a BioShock game, a team of biologists has coaxed an animal into growing a new head and brain resembling those of a different species. The bizarre accomplishment adds to a growing body of research highlighting the importance of non-DNA factors — collectively…