Featured in spinal cord injuries
Scientists can now swap out bad spinal discs with lab-grown alternatives—at least in goats
A major mehhhdical advance.
Wireless brain implants are helping paralyzed monkeys walk again
Are humans next?
Electric Brain Stimulation Helps Rats With Spinal Cord Injuries Walk
The discovery could hold promise for paralyzed patients.
Scientists Regrow Severed Spinal Cords In Rats
Neuroscientists surgically and chemically reconnect rats' severed spinal cords, recovering the rats' bladder control.
Watch Paralyzed Dogs Walk Again After Nose Cell Transplants
Scientists in the UK injected dogs with cells grown from the lining of their noses, which continually regenerates.
Haptic Glove Gives You Force-Feedback Piano Lessons
Research helps patients with spinal cord injuries
Video: After Robot-Assisted Rehab and a Dose of Chemicals, Paralyzed Rats Walk Again
With careful training using a robotic harness, and a special chemical cocktail designed to stimulate brain cells, rats with spinal … Continued
First Government-Approved Embryonic Stem Cell Trial Stopped in Its Tracks By Economy
The first company to start human clinical trials using embryonic stem cells is quitting the project and laying off more … Continued
With Electrical Stimulation to the Spinal Cord, Paralyzed Man Walks Again
Electrical impulses sent to a paralyzed man’s spinal cord allow him to walk again, researchers say. Rob Summers, 25, can … Continued
Video: New Military-Inspired Robotic Exoskeleton Unveiled, Could Help Paraplegics Walk Again
A new robotic exoskeleton based on a military design will help paraplegics walk once again on their own two legs. … Continued