Electrical tweaking helps tadpole grow new tail

Gene therapy altered the electrical properties of the tadpoles' cells, boosting tissue regeneration, with long-term implications for human healing. ... This is important because electrical fields can apparently guide the growth of nerves, such as those in the spine within the tadpole tail. People have shown that cells 'crawl' in an electric field.

2007-02-28

 growth electricity healing

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