Science, Schmience 3/13/21: Werk, Slug Queen

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Slugs’ Bodies, Slugs’ Wisdom:

This just in: There are some (possibly very many) species of sea slugs that are capable of detaching their own heads, surviving for weeks on end without reproductive organs, a digestive tract, or even a heart — and, honey, they look GREAT doing it!!! Scientists at the Nara Women’s University in Japan have observed a third of their lab-bred Elysia marginata slugs