Imagine taking cells from a person’s skin and using them to build a new kidney. That’s what’s happening at MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine. Someday, the process could save people’s lives.
Did you know that a salamander can regenerate nearly every part of its body — without any scars? Why can’t humans? A Maine scientist is working hard to uncover the salamander’s secrets. Find out what he’s learned so far.