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Virus Rebuilds Heart's Own Pacemaker In Animal Tests 45

Posted by timothy
from the old-ways-is-best-ways dept.
hugheseyau writes "A new pacemaker has been built inside a heart by converting beating muscle into cells which can organise the organ's rhythm, U.S. researchers report. Scientists injected a genetically-modified virus into guinea pigs to turn part of their heart into a new, working pacemaker."
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Virus Rebuilds Heart's Own Pacemaker In Animal Tests

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