Top 10 Innovations by The Scientist Magazine

Innovation comes in many forms, molded into various outlooks, adapted to shifting time frames. Sometimes, technological and conceptual progress is undergirded by a more expansive view to encompass the bigger picture—think evolutionary theory or the widespread applicability of Sanger sequencing. Other times, innovation, especially in the life sciences, is achieved by zeroing in on the …

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Reversing Paralysis Scientists are making remarkable progress at using brain implants to restore the freedom of movement that spinal cord injuries take away.

                                      “Go, go!” was the thought racing through Grégoire Courtine’s mind. The French neuroscientist was watching a macaque monkey as it hunched aggressively at one end of a treadmill. His team had used a blade to slice halfway …

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