Comments on Pixie Dust Magical Pinkie Regeneration
Amazing story, if true. Even more amazing, if it can work on larger and more complex structures in the body. (Read
the complete story)
As further backing for this story see above link:
Talks Alan Russell: Why can't we grow new body parts?
It references this particular example as well. Just forward to 11 minute mark and watch until 15 minute mark or so and you will see it there right before your eyes. Pretty amazing!"
(Kim 5/6/2008 1:12:05 PM)
|"Scientific also talked about this in their recent issue. They have been learning from the salamander.
(J. Kearns 5/6/2008 2:05:22 PM)
|"I'm surprised it's that simple...but this is fascinating all the same."
( 5/6/2008 11:06:08 PM)
|"I was also excited by the video in the BBC story, especially since I am missing the end of my index finger :)
But apparently it's bunk http://www.badscience.net/?p=664
Think about it really...this happened two years ago, and we're hearing about it now. This guy gets the magic dust from his brother...etc...doesn't add up.
(Rob 5/7/2008 1:31:19 AM)
|"I'm not buying it. The last picture has a fully grown and aged finger tip with a full-length finger nail. You'd think if this was such a serious medical test that they would have documented it better."
( 5/7/2008 5:29:32 AM)
|"was there a SF analog to this that I missed"
(dug 5/8/2008 9:45:39 PM)
|"Reminds me of Frank Herbert's atlotl-gibiri regimen in it's effect. For a materials analog, think Skelegro - although that's magical rather than sfnal."
(Bill Christensen 5/9/2008 9:07:25 PM)
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