Like those planaria
, they have learned something from 1994, when the Brady Law and the federal assault weapons ban played a major role in turning control of both houses of Congress over to the Republican Party.
The purpose of this experiment was to investigate the effects of glutamate on black planaria
with respect to its rate of regeneration.
The Romans named the other five islands Pluvialia (Hierro), Nivaria (Tenerife), Capraria (Lanzarote), Planaria
(Fuerteventura), and Junonia Minor (Gomera).
Flatworms called planaria
(above) like to hang out in ponds.
Chop one of the inch-long creatures into 300 pieces, and in a matter of days 300 planaria
will be swimming around.
Similar effects of temperature on cell size have also been observed in Drosophila and planaria
(Marsy and Robertson 1979; Partridge et al.
William's project was The Effect of Magnet Fields on Planaria
Regeneration, and Anne studied the relationship with among chemotherapy, radiation and cognitive dysfunction in her project, Behind the Fog: Discovering the Truth Behind "Chemo Brain.
Oviedo's lab is approaching this question using tiny flatworms known as planaria
Species with extremely high regeneration potential can be found in the invertebrates, for example, Hydra, Planaria
, and colonial ascidians.
The life history, the normal fission, and the reproductive organs of Planaria
grown at 7 [degrees] C have cells that averaged 20-30% larger than the cells of planaria
grown at 22 [degrees] C (Romero and Baguna 1991).
2006), digit regeneration in mice (Han et al, 2005), lens regeneration in newt (Grogg et al, 2005), and regenerative processes in planaria
(Adell et al, 2010).