Science News Roundup: German scientists make paralyzed mice walk again

Devdiscourse News Desk | Updated: 24-01-2021 10:35 IST | Created: 24-01-2021 10:29 IST
Science News Roundup: German scientists make paralyzed mice walk again

Following is a summary of current science news briefs.

German scientists make paralyzed mice walk again

German researchers have enabled mice paralyzed after spinal cord injuries to walk again, re-establishing a neural link hitherto considered irreparable in mammals by using a designer protein injected into the brain. Spinal cord injuries in humans, often caused by sports or traffic accidents, leave them paralyzed because not all of the nerve fibers that carry information between muscles and the brain are able to grow back.

Also Read: Virus collides with politics as German election year starts

(With inputs from agencies.)



Addressing conflict-related sexual violence at long last

... ...

Why unequal access to coronavirus vaccines is a threat to us all

... ...

India’s love affair with fossil fuels: the path to sustainable development?

... ...


Latest News

"I am super-excited," says 30-year old woman SI on managing police station in Kerala on Women's Day

Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 8 PTI When she went out for routine patrolling duty with her colleagues Monday morning, Shikha K G clearly knew that it would not be a routine day for her.Unlike other days, she is the team leader and has to shoulder...

WCD ministry classifies major programmes under 3 umbrella schemes for better implementation

The Women and Child Development Ministry on Monday said it has classified all its major programmes under three umbrella schemes -- Mission Poshan 2.0, Mission Vatsalya and Mission Shakti -- for their better implementation.Mission Shakti wil...

Oil, travel stocks boost European shares

European shares rose on Monday, catching up with a late Friday rally on Wall Street, while oil majors like Royal Dutch Shell and BP jumped as crude prices were boosted by reports of attacks on Saudi Arabian facilities.The pan-European STOXX...

COGOS Technologies to employ, train 500 women drivers in its EV fleet

Logistics services startup COGOS Technologies plans to employ and train 500 women drivers in its electric vehicle fleet by the end of this year.Announcing the plan on the International Womens Day on Monday, the company said it has already t...

Give Feedback