Gecko may hold key to aiding spinal injury victims...

Sep 9, 2009 Full story: Montreal Gazette

The intriguing gecko lizard - known for shedding a tail that can flip, jump and lunge even after it's severed - could shine a new light on how humans with spinal cord injuries might regain loss of movement.

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duksterss

Chicago, IL

#1 Sep 11, 2009
After reading this story I wonder. I severed all my nerve endings when I crushed L-4-5 and I have my motor motion back in my leg. Its painfull as all hell, but at least I can walk to and from the car. And now all the stores almost have a riding cart to shop.
I just Thank the LORD that I can walk.

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