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Immortality Impossible?  Some Creatures Already Know the Trick …

Immortality Impossible? Some Creatures Already Know the Trick …

If you think immortality is purely science fiction or Greek mythology, consider that at least six animals are biologically immortal, meaning they never die of natural causes.  They do die, of course, but death comes from some external factor, such as ending up on some apex predator’s dinner plate.  Lobsters, hydra, sponges, clams and turtles, for example, never seem to age past a certain point.  Scientists are studying the biological processes of these animals to understand how the same principles could be applied to humans through genetic tinkering.

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