Building Heart Tissue That Beats, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, And University of Sydney Study

Published: Mar 19, 2014

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When a heart gets damaged, such as during a major heart attack, there's no easy fix. But scientists working on a way to repair the vital organ have now engineered tissue that closely mimics natural heart muscle that beats, not only in a lab dish but also when implanted into animals. They presented their latest results at the 247th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society.

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