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How to Live Forever? Be a Jellyfish

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Published on Mar 20, 2012

Hank introduces us to another amazing organism - the "immortal jellyfish," Turritopsis dohrnii - and explains how it can extend its life cycle indefinitely through a process known as transdifferentiation.

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Credits:
Produced by Hank Green
Chief Editor: Blake de Pastino
Cinematography: Nick Jenkins
Video Editor: Matt Ferguson
Graphics: Amber Bushnell & Peter Winkler
Written by Dave Loos
SciShow theme composed by Tom Milsom

scishow, science, biology, biologist, ocean, marine, immortal jellyfish, jellyfish, life cycle, larva, polyp, medusa, plankton, cyst, asexual reproduction, transdifferentiation, scientists, cancer research, regeneration, regenerate

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