Imagine yourself sitting in front of a wide virtual screen at a corner of your office floor with thin wrinkles spacing out of your upper head every time you sip through the cup of coffee which you are holding with your shaking hands while watching the photographs you posed as a kid some 20-30 years ago. These photographs always remind you that how old you have turned into through the tides and turns of the tangled time, yet you cannot jump back into the time with the help of some fictional time machine that’s what you might pop up in your leisure time.
The regeneration of fragile human bodies and their underlying molecular mysteries
But what if I say that your cells spread across your vast body regenerate after every few years, turning you into ultimately a new person? For instance, if you are a person of age 30, your cells present in your body might be around the age of 15 years or even less than that; this somehow unfolds the concepts of regeneration and lifespan of an individual, which is an exciting phenomenon, then what makes us to age over time, Is there any procedure to turn as back to square one like a young kid? Is it possible to regenerate all the cells in our body? Let’s try to dig the pit of mysteries and ponder around cell regeneration and rejuvenation concepts.
To understand the concept of regeneration of cells, we must explore through the mind-bending experimentations performed by scientists worldwide. For centuries humans wanted to know the underlying concepts of mortality of cells and how to revive ourselves to maintain this everlasting beauty we perceive; however, it had been a rough lane to decode how quickly the human cells in different places of our fragile body get replaced.
The silence of this scenario was broken by science research performed by the researchers of Sweden who decoded how the DNA available in an individual’s human cell can help us turn the tables and allow us to know the exact time when the cell was born.
Case studies on regeneration of human bodies.
A collective approach in this profound concept is possible by binding the interfaces along the lanes we discover throughout our human civilizations. In the 1950s, nuclear testing was performed, which naturally predisposed radioactive carbon-14, imbibed into the animals and plants located around the sphere. The marginal levels of the radioactive isotope carbon-14 lowered once the nuclear testing was abruptly stopped in 1963.
The DNA of each human cell consists of at least 30 percent of carbon elements. When single cells split to create a new human cell, everything constituted in it gets duplicated, which also includes the constituting DNA; the cell containing carbon uses the energy from the food consumed to produce DNA, which means logically the amount of isotope carbon-14 should be equal to the amount of isotope carbon-14 present in the atmosphere, which finally can conclude that to define the time-lapse of a particular cell it can be done by measuring the ambient C-14 levels current in the atmosphere.
This perhaps logically explains how our biological systems run based on the algorithm available in the ambient atmosphere; in simple terms, it’s just a biology cycle that determines our cell life span as well.
These experiments were performed under certain limitations during cannons and casualties, but with the growing civilization, the scope of performing accurate experimentation has increased to many folds; this is an era of creation and consumption with few limitations and lots of investigation.
The scientists of Hungary also performed a similar experiment back in the 1980s to test what constitutes our cells and how an external element can decide our human cell life span, and how to alter our life span through our cells; such topics of experimentation are still under prevalence in many developed countries
Some fun facts about regeneration of human body.
1-The planarian can use its tailpiece or head to regenerate the entire body.
2-The salamander can regenerate its body parts throughout its life, such as eyes, tail, heart, brain, spinal cord, kidney, limbs.
3-The Zebrafish, without relying on its stem cells, can regenerate its heart in a few seconds.
4-Human organs like skin, kidney, liver have regenerative functions if they are damaged in a process.
Stem cells the main components of regeneration research.
Stem cells are believed to give birth to new cells with the help of specialized properties available in them. Scientists all over the globe are already working on the concepts of growing new pancreatic cells or decoding new blood to counterattack diabetes or people suffering from lung diseases like lung cancers. These stem cells can indeed give rise to new cells, but why does the process of cell renewal stop, and we age down the track.There is an answer to this process. According to scientists, stem cells stop the self-renewal process after a specific time, leading to aging. Still, the actual reason or the underlying mechanism is yet to be known by human civilization.
Regeneration of ourselves into a completely new human is something we would lure for every day to look young and energetic by dumping loads of disorders lingering around our bodies. Stem cell theories and other regeneration mechanisms had their say in the process of renewing our bodies over time. New concepts and new tools keep brimming up to the surface to make us feel awe out of our vessels of wisdom; maybe there might be a day in the future where we can renew our entire old loose body by charging it to a new young body just like how we shape our place batteries into our devices. Some believe that our actual present was already done in the past, while others argue that our human bodies are more than just flesh and oozing blood. Whatever it is, we need to steer our sinking boat to the seashore before it gets wholly sunken down by the weights present around its corners.