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科学家利用基因疗法使瘫痪者能够控制自己的双手

Scientists use gene therapy to take step towards giving paralyzed people control of their hands

The team at King’s College London used gene therapy to repair damage in the spinal cord of rats.

伦敦国王学院的研究小组使用基因疗法修复了小鼠的脊髓损伤。

The animals could then pick up and eat sugar cubes with their front paws.

这些小鼠现在可以用它们的前爪捡起并吃掉方糖。

It is early stage research, but experts said it was some of the most compelling evidence that people’s hand function could one day be restored.

该实验还处于早期研究阶段,但专家表示,这是人类手部功能有朝一日可能恢复的最有力证据之一。

Read more on the research at BBC

有关该研究的更多消息请访问BBC

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