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Researchers restore lost sight in mice, offering clues to reversing aging – Science Magazine

But many hurdles remain before approach can be tried in people



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Researchers inserted genes into mouse eye cells to protect and restore the optic nerve (red fibers in microscope image of healthy mouse retina, above).
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By Kelly ServickDec. 2, 2020 , 5:30 PM
Do old and damaged cells remember what it was like to be young? Thats the suggestion of new study, in which scientists reprogrammed neurons in mouse eyes to make them more resistant to damage and able to regrow after injurylike the cells…

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