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2011-04-05 07:19:20

Scientists are growing human hearts in laboratories with the help of stem cells, giving hope to millions of cardiac patients around the world.

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2008-01-14 07:55:00

In a development that may someday lead to new treatments for heart disease and organ transplants, scientists have successfully grown beating hearts in rats. The research carries implications for using stem cells to grow customized organs for transplants.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.