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Flatworms are immortal, yes or no?

It is a common myth that flatworms are immortal, but this is not entirely true. While flatworms, also known as planarians, have an incredible ability to regenerate their bodies, they do eventually age and die like any other organism.

Flatworms are able to regenerate their entire bodies from just a small piece of their tissue. This means that if a flatworm is cut in half, each half can regenerate into a fully functioning organism. In fact, flatworms can even regenerate their brains and memories, which is quite remarkable.

Due to their regenerative abilities, flatworms have been the focus of much research in the field of regenerative medicine. Scientists are studying the mechanisms behind flatworm regeneration in the hopes of developing new treatments for injuries and diseases in humans.

However, despite their impressive regenerative abilities, flatworms do eventually experience aging and death. While they may be able to regenerate their bodies, their cells are still subject to the effects of aging, such as DNA damage and cellular dysfunction. As a result, flatworms do have a finite lifespan, just like any other organism.

So, while it is not entirely accurate to say that flatworms are immortal, their regenerative abilities are still incredibly fascinating and offer interesting insights into the mechanisms of tissue regeneration and aging.

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Be well, JL

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