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Duke Cardiologist Tapped to Lead FDA

By | September 17, 2015

The Obama administration has nominated Robert Califf, a researcher who conducted large clinical trials, as the next person to head the country’s drug approval agency.


image: Next Generation: Cell-Covered Fastener

Next Generation: Cell-Covered Fastener

By | August 28, 2015

Scientists have developed an interlocking cell scaffold for easy building and dismantling of tissues.


image: Visualizing the Vibe

Visualizing the Vibe

By | October 1, 2014

Retrieving sound from video recordings of inanimate objects can have surprising applications.


image: Predatory Journal Trading on Former Name

Predatory Journal Trading on Former Name

By | August 26, 2014

Experimental & Clinical Cardiology, a once well-respected journal, now is publishing anything that comes with a payment of $1,200.

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image: Next Generation: Biological Pacemakers

Next Generation: Biological Pacemakers

By | July 16, 2014

Direct reprogramming of cardiac muscle cells into pacemaker cells gives pig hearts back their rhythm.


image: More Evidence of Stem Cell Errors

More Evidence of Stem Cell Errors

By | February 25, 2014

A committee at the University of Düsseldorf finds misconduct in cardiologist Bodo-Eckehard Strauer’s work.  


image: Glass Hearts

Glass Hearts

By | October 26, 2012

A glassblowing company in California crafts beautiful vascular models for cardiologists, medical device developers, and the odd installation artist.


The Blood Exchange, Circa 1930

By | June 1, 2012

Early 20th century cross circulation experiments on dogs paved the way for milestones in human cardiac surgery.

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image: Repairing hearts

Repairing hearts

By | June 9, 2011

Paul Riley of University College London discusses his new research, published June 8th in Nature.


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