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Can a synthetic spinal cord be created?

They say they will begin by taking prosthetics to the next level.
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https://futurism.com/theres-a-100-million-plan-to-make-a-synthetic-spinal-cord-to-end-paralysis/?utm_source=Digest&utm_campaign=a1a49a68c3-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_09_13&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_03cd0a26cd-a1a49a68c3-246828637&mc_cid=a1a49a68c3&mc_eid=7cec7e2d75

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I hope so. Even though I favor regenerative medicine over prosthetics of any kind, regenerative solutions aren't available as yet. In the meantime, we need something to help people to be as mobile and independent as possible. Bionic prosthetics can bridge the gap until we can restore function via living tissue and nerves.

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