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Today’s Solutions: July 17, 2024

Scientists create artificial a

Scientists create artificial aorta to reduce the need for heart transplants

An injury to the heart often requires a transplant of the entire organ, but a new invention from scientists at EPFL (Switzerland) could relieve the pressure of a damaged heart so that it could heal itself. When a heart is wounded, it will patch itself up with scar tissue to keep its structure Read More...

New 500,000-cell map of the hu

New 500,000-cell map of the human heart is the most detailed ever created

In order to develop more effective treatments for cardiovascular disease, an international group of scientists has made the most detailed map of the human heart ever created. The map, which took four years to make, shows how a healthy heart looks and functions at the cellular level, with over Read More...