A paralysed mouse is removed from its enclosure on Thursday in a lab at Ruhr University, Germany. Photo: Reuters A paralysed mouse is removed from its enclosure on Thursday in a lab at Ruhr University, Germany. Photo: Reuters
A paralysed mouse is removed from its enclosure on Thursday in a lab at Ruhr University, Germany. Photo: Reuters
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German scientists help paralysed mice walk again

  • Researchers injected the animals’ brains with a designer protein that re-established a neural link previously thought to be irreparable in mammals
  • The rodents, which had spinal cord injuries, were able to walk again two or three weeks after treatment

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A paralysed mouse is removed from its enclosure on Thursday in a lab at Ruhr University, Germany. Photo: Reuters A paralysed mouse is removed from its enclosure on Thursday in a lab at Ruhr University, Germany. Photo: Reuters
A paralysed mouse is removed from its enclosure on Thursday in a lab at Ruhr University, Germany. Photo: Reuters
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