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The Walk Again Project

Via Scoop.it – Creating the FutureBMI research raises the hope that in the not-too-distant future, patients suffering from a variety of neurological disorders that lead to devastating levels of paralysis may be able to recover their mobility by harnessing their own brain impulses to directly control sophisticated neuroprostheses.Show original

Experimental drug may fight HIV and aging

From NewScientist Health┬áNovember 2008 by┬áLinda Geddes A drug extracted from a plant used in Chinese medicine has helped immune cells fight HIV and raises the possibility of slowing the ageing process in other parts of our bodies. The method hinges upon telomeres – caps of repetitive DNA found at the ends of chromosomes. These get shorter as cells age and…