The Heart … a Powerful Electric Motor

BBC LogoAfter growing heart cell tissue from a few rat heart cells, scientists in the UK, applied a gentle electric current designed to mimic the body’s natural electricity. “Beating heart tissue grown in lab” describes their success in getting the heart tissue to beat!

The real advance here,” declared one researcher, “is we mimicked what the body does itself and got it to work.”

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