Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Immortal Jellyfish

Claudie Arseneault/ August 22, 2011/ Science/ 9 comments

Nature is full of surprises and crazy exploits. Some are pretty and fascinating. Others are mindblowing. Turritopsis nutricula is one of them. This medusa is smaller than your fingertip, but you can bet it’ll live on longer than you. In fact, barring environmental predators, it’ll never die. That’s right. Our friend T. nutricula is an immortal jellyfish. Turritopsis nutricula uses

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