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A limb wound of an adult frog usually leads to the formation of a cartilaginous ‘spike’ (left). However, treatment with progesterone using a silk hydrogel device for 24 hrs led to the formation of a paddle-like structure (right). (Celia Herrera-Rincon)

Bioreactor device helps regrow legs on frogs

A group of researchers has created a device that can incite partial hindlimb recovery in grown-up oceanic African ripped at frogs (Xenopus laevis) by...