It’s been starved, stabbed, and cut into pieces. Yet this tiny sea creature refuses to die.
It responds to these assaults by rewinding its life cycle, growing younger and younger until it reaches the earliest stage of life. Then, this remarkable jellyfish begins life all over again. No wonder it’s known as the immortal jellyfish.
Could an understanding of how it performs this miraculous feat help humans live forever—or at least longer—too? Researchers believe so. Here’s the fascinating story…
In 1988 a German marine biology student made the accidental discovery that a jellyfish the size of your pinky nail can cheat death when […]