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  1. JamesGatz

    How have we not solved the topic of growing in height ? I find it hard to believe it is just "genetics"

    I have shared this with the forum previously - but I knew a pair of identical twins in my life - one grew up in Florida whom I went to school with and the other grew up in the NorthEast - I think it was New York- the twin in Florida grew to be 6"4 and the one in the NorthEast grew to be 5"7 - I...
  2. JamesGatz

    What is stopping people from re-growing entire limbs ? Our organ tissue can re-grow and Deer and Lizards can re-grow lost bones as well

    What exactly is stopping people from re-growing entire limbs - it seems like we should be able to in good health ... View: https://medium.com/a-microbiome-scientist-at-large/why-cant-we-regrow-limbs-32ba3c42e245 Soon after the wound has been sealed by a blood clot, however, salamanders...
  3. haidut

    Humans Have A 'salamander-like' Ability To Regrow Cartilage

    The title says it all, but the study authors make the unfortunate/handicapped conclusion that while we may very well be able to regrow cartilage, we cannot regrow limbs. Well, multiple animal studies I posted in the last beg to disagree and point to both high metabolism and progesterone as...
  4. haidut

    High Metabolism And/Or Progesterone Can Regrow Amputated Limbs

    Another great example of "synchronicity" (Synchronicity - Wikipedia) happened today. Two separate but related studies, with similar organisms, popped up today in my mailbox. One of them (at UCDavis) shows that the redox status in favor of oxidation, and thus high reactive oxygen species (ROS)...
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