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Comments on Limb Regeneration Grows Closer
Frank Herbert suggested that an axolotl tank might be useful in tissue regeneration; scientists are now teasing out the salamander's secrets. (Read the complete story)

"I'd managed to get the impression that the Axolotyl Tanks on Dune weren't so much for limb-regeneration as growing entire clones... within human females who'd had their brains blanked, and been hooked up to tubes etc and turned into womb-machines. Dune can be pretty mad actually."
(Nick Taylor 7/3/2009 4:08:44 PM)
"Nick, you're probably right. I was also thinking of the similar "Atlotl/Gibiril Regimen" from Frank Herbert's 1972 novel The Godmakers."
(Bill Christensen 7/6/2009 7:16:00 PM)
"gid, actually I think that this is a technique that would be more of interest to guys like Lorena Bobbit's husband..."
(Bill Christensen 7/6/2009 7:20:40 PM)
"lol Bill. I'm barely old enough to remember that."
(gid 7/6/2009 7:54:25 PM)
"Yes, but you did remember it. I kind of think most guys did."
(Bill Christensen 7/6/2009 10:22:52 PM)

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