"This data is proof of principle that the human nervous system has much greater recovery capabilities than expected."
At least in mice, these cells can become any type of cell.
This could transform the way we approach human regeneration.
MIT researchers are in pursuit of a world without disability.
Using a small needle, the patch can be easily injected into the body.
The artificial organs may improve heart and bone health, too.
This revolutionary medical treatment could be a reality soon.
They are essentially creating part-human, part-robot test subjects.
The drug already having FDA approval for other uses will help speed along the process.
This could reduce treating children's congenital heart defects to a single surgery.
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