Limbs


Human Limbs Likely Came From Gills

Human Limbs Likely Came From Gills

In an interesting twist of fate, new genetic evidence shows that the evolutionary origins of human limbs actually lie in the gi...

Apr 20 2016, 6:31am CDT

Human Limbs may have Evolved from Gills of Sharks

Human Limbs may have Evolved from Gills of Sharks

Human limbs share a genetic program with the respiratory organs of fishes such as sharks and skates, reveals a new research, pr...

Apr 20 2016, 12:22am CDT

Limb regeneration in frogs

Kyoto University Scientists Regrow Functional Limbs in Frogs

Japanese scientists from Kyoto University have in the journal Regeneration published a paper titled “Functional joint regenerat...

Jan 15 2016, 10:39am CST

Salamander fossil

Team of Researchers Investigate the Ability of Salamanders to Regrow Lost Limbs, Organs

A team of researchers from the State University of New York at Oswego, Brown University, and paleontologists from the Museum fü...

Oct 29 2015, 8:24am CDT

Snakes Actually have Genes for Limbs, Study Finds

Snakes Actually have Genes for Limbs, Study Finds

Snakes still have genetic blueprints for limb development in their genome, according to a recent study....

Oct 5 2015, 1:09am CDT

MIT's robotic limbs pave the way for real-life Doc Ock

MIT's robotic limbs pave the way for real-life Doc Ock

They are unlike the prosthetic limbs; they wont replace but will compliment the real ones...

Jun 4 2014, 12:53pm CDT