Emerging Tech

Frogs regrow ‘paddle-like’ limbs when placed in a bioreactor

Aquatic African clawed frog. Creative Commons Frogs have partially regrown amputated limbs thanks to a bioreactor developed by researchers at Tufts University. By jump-starting tissue repair, the bioreactor was shown to help the amphibians regenerate a bigger, more complete appendage than they usually do in the wild. Regeneration isn’t uncommon in the animal kingdom — every […]