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Born Again Nerves
Scientists train newborn nerve cells to repair spinal cord injuries.


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I Might Walk!
Christopher Reeve talks with Alan Alda about his 'realistic optimism' that he may walk again.


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Moving Memories
Going through the motions sparks remarkable progress in paralyzed patients.


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Nerves of Steel
Artificial electric stimulation helps the paralyzed stand, walk, and use their hands.


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Mind Over Matter
Scientists harness the brain's potential to move objects with the power of thought.


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How to Make a Nose
Scientists are learning how to grow living spare parts to order in the lab, including heart muscle, liver, intestine and cartilage.


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Body Builders
Robots that move and act like humans arenít just science fiction. Robotic legs give hope to the paralyzed.


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