The World wakes up to the ability of killis to halt their own development

The World wakes up to the ability of killis to halt their own development

Although the ability of killis to arrest their own development up to three times has been known for some time this fascinating aspect of their life history has now hit the headlines:

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/feb/20/african-killifish-may-hold-key-to-stopping-ageing-in-humans

The BKA exists to promote these beautiful fish and to help conserve them. The natural world contains so many secrets that can assist the human race, we should all see the benefit in protecting biodiversity.
Follow this link to see an interesting video by sciencemag.org on diapause, including footage of the killi species Nothobranchius furzeri.

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/02/watch-african-killifish-embryos-enter-suspended-animation-survive

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