Living Band-Aid Beats Like A Heart

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Uploaded by Essinova on June 30, 2009

Jordan Lancaster and Steven Goldman, researchers from the Southern Arizona Veterans Administration and the University of Arizona, put rat heart cells on a piece of synthetic mesh and within a few days, it started beating. The hope is that down the road the patch of cells could be used to treat damaged hearts. Images, video courtesy of Jordan Lancaster, Steven Goldman, Prelinger Archives, Gray's Anatomy.

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