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This Heart In A Jar Could Make Heart Transplants Safer

This Heart In A Jar Could Make Heart Transplants Safer

What looks like a prop from a steampunk movie is actually a partially decellularised heart in a bioreactor. This heart has the potential to save the lives of heart attack patients and, one day, people who need heart transplants too.

Scientists Grow Human Heart Tissue That Beats With Total Autonomy

Scientists Grow Human Heart Tissue That Beats With Total Autonomy

Coming fresh on the heels of the news that scientists are successfully 3D printing live, working, mini human kidneys, a new report in Nature is giving another burst of hope to the future of organ transplants. For the very first time, a research team has been able to grow human…