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Today’s Solutions: July 15, 2024

How the lamprey could lead to

How the lamprey could lead to better treatments for spinal cord injuries

Time to get scientific: At the University of Chicago, researchers have been taking a close look at the eel-like lamprey, which can fully regenerate its spinal cord even after being severed—within three months the lamprey is swimming, burrowing, and flipping around again as if nothing happened. Read More...