All The News You Missed Overnight: The Story Of The Artificial Heart

All The News You Missed Overnight: The Story Of The Artificial Heart

Good morning! It’s a busy world out there. All The News You Missed Overnight gives you a guide to everything techy that happened while you were sleeping.

How The Artificial Heart Went From Miracle To Medical Pariah And Back Again

On 2 December 1982, Barney Clark became the first human to receive an Jarvik-7 artificial heart. Suffering from congestive heart failure, he became a media sensation before he passed away. The Retro Report and New York Times take a look at the rise and fall of what had been hailed as a medical miracle.

The Retro Report is an organisation that takes a deep dive into the news of years ago, looking back on events with fresh eyes to produce some interesting documentaries. Their latest video takes a close look at the Jarvik-7 artificial heart, and the first people it saved.

An iPhone Is The Latest Thing To Catch Fire On A Plane

Lithium-ion batteries and aircraft have some bad blood: Boeing’s 787 Dreamliners were grounded three years ago because of battery fires, the US FAA banned all lithium batteries in hold luggage, and now an innocent iPhone has caused a fire on an Alaska Air flight.

According to a KOMO news report, a girl on a spring break flight from Washington State to Hawaii had her iPhone 6 spontaneously combust mid-air.

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