Immortal Animals

If they can, could we?

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

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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We would live to 240 years based on the size of these bats

ScienceDaily - 10-Apr-2019

Vampire bats are extraordinarily long-lived for their size

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