3 ‘immortal’ animals that have fascinated scientists for decades

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Scientists are studying these organisms to see if humans can also slow their aging process.

From ancient myths to science fiction literature, our fascination with eternal youth is well documented.

But there are creatures that seem to have deciphered the formula for stopping, or even reversing, aging — and they are very real.

They are, or we believe they may be, biologically immortal. This means that unless they are killed by a predator, disease or drastic changes in their environment, they can live indefinitely.

Scientists are trying to unlock the secrets of these mysterious organisms to see if they can help us control our own aging process.

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