Do you know the story of the three blind mice? The one’s whose tails were cut off by the farmer’s wife? Well, thanks to a research team at Oxford University, the mice have been cured!
In a study led by Professor Robert MacLaren in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Oxford, researchers cured mice that were blind due to complete loss of the light-sensing photoreceptor cells in their retinas, with stem cell therapy.
Check out this video. After all…seeing is believing (da, dum, dum…hold your laughter).
To find out more, read New stem cell approach for blindness successful in mice