Implants coax damaged nerves to regrow
Engineers have developed a method of assisting nerves damaged by traumatic accidents to repair naturally.
“When nerves in the arms or legs are injured they have the ability to regrow, unlike in the spinal cord; however, they need assistance to do this,” says John Haycock, a bioengineering professor at the University of Sheffield.
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