Amputation: Not bad for jellyfish

Amputation: Not bad for jellyfish

Animal research on jellyfish is broadening scientists’ understanding of tissue reorganization. When moon jellyfish lose a limb, their bodies are able to reorganize to maintain their body symmetry. Losing tentacles is not a catastrophic event for the jellyfish, and researchers would like to understand why. This could lead to huge advancements in the medical field […]