Pig Hearts Provide Long-Term Cardiac Function in Baboons
Pig Hearts Provide Long-Term Cardiac Function in Baboons
Primates receiving heart transplants from genetically engineered pigs have survived more than six months, a new study reveals.
Pig Hearts Provide Long-Term Cardiac Function in Baboons
Pig Hearts Provide Long-Term Cardiac Function in Baboons

Primates receiving heart transplants from genetically engineered pigs have survived more than six months, a new study reveals.

Primates receiving heart transplants from genetically engineered pigs have survived more than six months, a new study reveals.

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Celebrated Cardiologist Bongani Mayosi Dies
Celebrated Cardiologist Bongani Mayosi Dies
Catherine Offord | Sep 12, 2018
The 51-year-old University of Cape Town researcher had been suffering from depression, and his death has prompted reflection on being a black academic in South Africa.
Adult Cardiac Stem Cells Don’t Exist: Study
Adult Cardiac Stem Cells Don’t Exist: Study
Diana Kwon | Sep 5, 2018
A mouse study adds to the growing body of work disputing the ability of progenitor cells to regenerate muscle tissue in adult mammals’ hearts.
Caught on Camera
Caught on Camera
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2018
Selected Images of the Day from the-scientist.com
Contributors
Contributors
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 1, 2018
Meet some of the people featured in the September 2018 issue of The Scientist.
Yale Prof Gets Endowed Chair Four Years After Harassment Finding
Yale Prof Gets Endowed Chair Four Years After Harassment Finding
Kerry Grens | Aug 30, 2018
Fellow faculty members aren’t happy about it.
Study Explains How Newborn Mice Can Regrow Damaged Hearts
Study Explains How Newborn Mice Can Regrow Damaged Hearts
Ruth Williams | May 2, 2018
The extracellular matrix appears to inhibit regeneration; but scientists debate whether heart muscle really comes back.  
Details Published on CRISPR-treated Embryos
Details Published on CRISPR-treated Embryos
Kerry Grens | Aug 2, 2017
Scientists correct a mutation in fertilized eggs that causes a severe cardiac disease.
Update: Turkish University Allegedly Censors Research Study
Update: Turkish University Allegedly Censors Research Study
Aggie Mika | Jul 25, 2017
A cardiovascular surgeon’s research was rejected for publication because it referenced evolutionary theory, Turkish outlets report, while the university at the center of the tumult claims the story is false. 
Bright Lights and Bacteria Treat Rats’ Heart Attacks
Bright Lights and Bacteria Treat Rats’ Heart Attacks
Ruth Williams | Jun 14, 2017
Injecting photosynthetic microbes into oxygen-starved heart tissue can improve cardiac function in rodents.