Be still my beating heart. Or, rather, be very, very fast, so that it can be used by science.
This is the battle cry out of the University of Toronto, where researchers are unveiling a biowire that could lead to the production of mature cardiac patches that are derived from real human cardiomyocytes (heart cells). Reporting this week in the scientific journal Nature Methods, cardiac researchers say the tech could lead to the development of mature cardiac patches in a range of sizes.
Let's back up, because when it comes to matters of the heart, things get complicated fast.… Read more