Dream of Regenerating Human Body Parts Gets a Little Closer, Nature Reveals

Published: Jun 24, 2013

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Damage to vital organs, the spinal cord, or limbs can have an enormous impact on our ability to move, function – and even live. But imagine if you could restore these tissues back to their original condition and go on with life as normal. Well, this is the dream for regenerative medicine. And while humans missed out on these abilities in the evolutionary lottery, a recent study in mice shows we're making small progress to achieving this dream.

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