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Paralyzed rats walk again in Swiss lab study

Electrical and chemical stimulation used; unclear if technique could eventually be used with people

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/47634550/ns/health-health_care/

 

 
booklover545

Asked by booklover545 at 10:26 PM on Jun. 12, 2012 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (7)
  • That is really cool!
    Mme.Langley

    Answer by Mme.Langley at 11:21 PM on Jun. 12, 2012

  • While I am not fond of animal testing, we would not be at where we are at today. The diseases that have been cured through animal testing and such. I also love the idea and the wide open possibilities of that break through for everyone who thought they would never walk again!
    Michigan-Mom74

    Answer by Michigan-Mom74 at 2:23 AM on Jun. 13, 2012

  • Fantastic! Now if they could just hurry up w/ the stem cell research or the bionic eye development so my son can have vision in his left eye, I'll be a VERY happy mama!

    mrsmom110

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 8:32 AM on Jun. 13, 2012

  • thats great
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 9:45 AM on Jun. 13, 2012

  • I have never seen a rat walk on its hind legs. I understand what they are doing, but it just looks strange to see an 'up right' rat.
    jesse123456

    Answer by jesse123456 at 5:48 PM on Jun. 13, 2012

  • yes, but did they paralyze the rat themselves? not cool
    Tesserae

    Answer by Tesserae at 11:30 PM on Jun. 12, 2012

  • ...and now on two feet?
    Mom-2-3-Girlz

    Answer by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 11:38 PM on Jun. 12, 2012

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