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In an act of transformation worthy of any magician, scientists have converted scar tissue in the hearts of living mice into beating heart cells. If the same trick works in humans (and we’re still several years away from a trial), it could lead us to a long-sought prize of medicine – a way to mend a broken heart.
Medicine & health | In an act of transformation worthy of any magician, scientists have converted scar tissue in the hearts of living mice into beating heart cells. If the same tri
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I see applications beyond heart surgery (or the preventing of such). I mean, think about the cosmetics business alone...
 
If the mice are only three genes away from a self-healing heart, why hasn't it occurred naturally? I would imagine a self-healing heart would be a valuable adaption.
 
metaphorical reflection, however many scientists advance their experiments, never will be able to heal the wound of a broken heart
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