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Research Discovers Supernatural Black Bear Healing Abilities

  • Aired: 1/20/2012
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According to new research, hibernating black bears heal without scars or infections despite having a reduced body temperature, heart rate and metabolism. The findings could help researchers improve the treatment of slow-healing and infection prone wounds, such as the ones found in the elderly and diabetics.Researchers from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Universities of Minnesota and Wyoming tracked nearly 1,000 black bears over 25 years in order to study their health and b

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