News tagged with spinal cord

How injured nerves grow themselves back

Unlike nerves of the spinal cord, the peripheral nerves that connect our limbs and organs to the central nervous system have an astonishing ability to regenerate themselves after injury. Now, a new report in the October 1st ...

dateSep 27, 2010 in Medical research
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Lawmakers: protect embryonic stem cell research

(AP) -- Sen. Arlen Specter said Thursday that Congress should "get busy" on giving legal stature to the federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research to avoid giving a final say on the issue to a conservative Supreme ...

dateSep 16, 2010 in Biotechnology
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