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Paralysed rats 'learn to walk'

Paralysed Rats Learned to Walk

Paralysed rats have been able to walk again when their spinal cords were bathed in chemicals and zapped with electricity, scientists have shown.

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    European researchers said they have found a way to motivate paralysed rats to learn to walk again through a combination of spinal cord stimulation and robotic-aided therapy. The key to the method's success was how it engaged the rats to participate in ...
    01/30/2015 - 1:01 am | View Link
  • Scientists help paralysed rats learn how to walk again
    Medical correspondent Fergus Walsh writes about reports that paralysed rats have been able to walk again after being given chemical-electrical stimulation. This video from the research team shows experiments with rats in a harness walking on a platform ...
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    Medical researchers in Switzerland have used a combination of spinal cord stimulation and robot-aided therapy to get paralysed rats to learn to walk again. A team at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) -- led by Gregoire Courtine -- found ...
    06/1/2012 - 1:49 am | View Link
  • Paralysed rats 'learn to walk'
    Scientists have developed a revolutionary new method to help paralysed rats learn to walk again, raising hope that a similar technique could be developed for paralysed humans. Swiss scientists were able to help the rats walk again through a combination of ...
    06/1/2012 - 12:45 am | View Link
  • Paralysed rats 'learn to walk'
    Paralysed rats have been able to walk again after their spinal cords were bathed in chemicals and zapped with electricity, scientists have shown. An injury to the spinal cord stops the brain controlling the body. The study, in the journal Science, showed ...
    05/31/2012 - 9:47 pm | View Link
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