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Scientists have identified the gene that allows a tiny flatworm to display amazing powers of regeneration.
It can even grow a new head after being decapitated.
Could this be any help to humans?
Dr Aziz Aboobaker, a biologist at the University of Nottingham, is the author of the study.
First broadcast 22 April 2010
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