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Why Can We Regrow a Liver, but Not a Limb?

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Unlike lizards, humans cannot regrow limbs. But humans can regenerate their livers. A MIT student explains how and why. Part of the "Science Out Loud" series.

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Runtime: 4 minutes 7 seconds

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