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Scientists Grow First Functioning Mini Human Heart Model in the Lab
Researchers from Michigan State University have grown the first functioning mini human heart model in the laboratory. (August 21, 2020)

Cornell Researchers Create Artificial Foam Heart
Cornell University researchers have created an artificial foam heart. A mold for the heart is created with a 3D printer. (October 19, 2015)

Scientist Invents Mini Hearts to Help Return Venous Blood
A George Washington University scientist has invented a new organ, dubbed a mini heart, to help return blood flow from veins lacking functional valves. (April 6, 2014)

New Study Links Testosterone Supplements to Heart Attacks in Men
New UCLA study shows testosterone supplements double the risk of heart attacks in men. (January 30, 2014)

Archaeologists Find 300,000-Year-Old Hearth in Qesem Cave in Israel
Israeli archaeologists find 300,000-year-old hearth in the Qesem Cave, a site near Rosh Ha'ayin. (January 28, 2014)

Scientists Turn Skin Cells Into Heart Muscle Cells
A team of Israeli scientists have managed to turn skin cells into healthy, new heart muscle cells that are capable of beating and integrating with existing heart tissue. (May 24, 2012)

HeartWare Announces New 450 Person Trial for its Ventricular Assist System
A federal advisory panel recently recommended the approval of HeartWare's ventricular assist system. (May 9, 2012)

German Researchers Claim Heartbeats Reveal Personality Traits
German researchers from Freie Universitat Berlin say personality traits are revealed in people's heartbeat signatures. (March 12, 2012)

Leaf-cutter Ants Carry Candy Hearts for Valentine's Day
Zoos will often give animals gifts like watermelons and pumpkins on special occasions. (February 25, 2012)

Boa Constrictors Can Sense Heartbeat of Dying Prey
Researchers have found that boa constrictors can sense the heartbeat of their prey. (January 21, 2012)

Heart Hospital and Glassworks Create Virtual Heart
This detailed animated heart was created by a team of doctors from the Heart Hospital in London and computer animation experts from Glassworks. (May 31, 2009)

Many Heart Patients Don't Quit Smoking
A study has found that many heart patients that are smokers do not quit smoking after their illness. (October 5, 2005)