Skip to content
  • Cannibalistic smiling salamander may unlock secrets for limb regeneration

    Fox News - 10/29/2019

    Known as an axolotl, this unique amphibian, which is described as “smiley-faced” and “feathery-gilled,” lives in Mexico and has been known to eat the limbs of its siblings for food. It is an act that Northeastern University associate professor of biology James Monaghan believes could help with the ability to grow back human limbs, akin to the Marvel superhero Deadpool.

  • Cookies on Northeastern sites

    This website uses cookies and similar technologies to understand your use of our website and give you a better experience. By continuing to use the site or closing this banner without changing your cookie settings, you agree to our use of cookies and other technologies. To find out more about our use of cookies and how to change your settings, please go to our Privacy Statement.