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Severance occurs when the tail tip adheres to the substratum and the rest of the planarian pulls away.
For the planarian, the researchers were able to identify roughly 1,000 likely genes that are probably specific to these organisms.
That's exactly what happened with earlier attempts to sequence the planarian and axolotl genomes.
Reader Terri Shofner then alerted us to Ho's video of the odd-looking creature, which experts say is likely an unknown species of the genus Bipalium, known by the common names hammerhead worm and broadhead planarian.
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