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Researchers hack off-the-shelf 3-D printer towards rebuilding the heart

Published on 28th Oct 2015

Published on 28th October 2015

As of this month, over 4,000 Americans are on the waiting list to receive a heart transplant. With failing hearts, these patients have no other options; heart tissue, unlike other parts of the body, is unable to heal itself once it is damaged. Fortunately, recent work by a group at Carnegie Mellon could one day lead to a world in which transplants are no longer necessary to repair damaged organs.

Read more @ Science Daily