The Discovery of Immortality in a Jellyfish


Photo by Takashi Murai

Photo by Takashi Murai

 “Everything goes, everything comes back; eternally rolls the wheel of being. Everything dies, everything blossoms again. . . .”  Fredrich Nietzche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra

“After more than 4,000 years — almost since the dawn of recorded time, when Utnapishtim told Gilgamesh that the secret to immortality lay in a coral found on the ocean floor — man finally discovered eternal life in 1988. He found it, in fact, on the ocean floor,” write Nathaniel Rich of The New York Times.  One tiny, unassuming jellyfish has earned the name immortal.  It seems this being literally reverses its aging process and can revert back to its infant state, never dying.  It literally begins its life anew.

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