Team claims stem cells made paralysed monkey jump again

Wednesday, December 08, 2010
Green Monkey in Barbados
Not the monkey in the article
Pretty cool.
Japanese researchers said Wednesday they had used stem cells to restore partial mobility in a small monkey that had been paralyzed from the neck down by a spinal injury.
More promising stem cell research from outside of the US.

via Slashdot


  1. Very exciting stuff. Now if only we could get this kind of research in the US...maybe it's time for me to start learning Japanese.


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