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The ‘immortal’ Hydra: An animal that can seemingly live forever

Most of us would know about the Greek mythical beast Hydra, the serpentine water monster that could supposedly regenerate two heads in case one of its original ones were chopped off. However, the namesake real-life animal - the Hydra magnipapillata, or simply freshwater polyp, probably does one better than its mythical counterpart. That is because,…


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