Immortal Animals

If they can, could we? e.g. hydra, planaria and lobsters

Resources

AnAge - Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity - Human Ageing Genomic Resources (HAGR)
Curated database of ageing and life history in animals, including extensive longevity records.

Animals and plants that can live forever - BBC Earth
Stem cells seem to be the key in Hydra's lack of cellular ageing

Recent News

A potential genetic shield against ionizing radiation: Dsup

Fight Aging! - 11-Oct-2019

Picking up genes and proteins from other species to make a superhuman

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Scientists explore the mystery of immortal Hydra

New Atlas - 05-Aug-2019

May be one day we will be able to grow our limbs back

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Scientists sequence wild bats’ genes for long lifespan and cancer resistance

Phys.org - 12-Jun-2019

Novel molecular targets for future ageing intervention studies

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