Self-Navigating Catheter Designed for Heart Surgery Tested in Pigs
Self-Navigating Catheter Designed for Heart Surgery Tested in Pigs
The robotic catheter can guide its own movements within the heart of a live mammal to the site of a leaky valve replacement.
Self-Navigating Catheter Designed for Heart Surgery Tested in Pigs
Self-Navigating Catheter Designed for Heart Surgery Tested in Pigs

The robotic catheter can guide its own movements within the heart of a live mammal to the site of a leaky valve replacement.

The robotic catheter can guide its own movements within the heart of a live mammal to the site of a leaky valve replacement.

cardiology
<em>Circulation Research&nbsp;</em>Fires Editor over Homophobic Email
Circulation Research Fires Editor over Homophobic Email
Carolyn Wilke | Mar 11, 2019
Roberto Bolli was editor of the American Heart Association’s journal until last week, after anti-gay comments he sent to the Louisville Ballet became public.
Pig Hearts Provide Long-Term Cardiac Function in Baboons
Pig Hearts Provide Long-Term Cardiac Function in Baboons
Ruth Williams | Dec 5, 2018
Primates receiving heart transplants from genetically engineered pigs have survived more than six months, a new study reveals.
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&rsquo;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.