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A Beating Heart on a Chip
Researchers used organ chips to mimic conditions that help heart cells mature.
A Beating Heart on a Chip
A Beating Heart on a Chip

Researchers used organ chips to mimic conditions that help heart cells mature.

Researchers used organ chips to mimic conditions that help heart cells mature.

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The Heart Can Directly Influence Our Emotions
Natalia Mesa, PhD | Mar 1, 2023 | 4 min read
Researchers find that an increased heart rate can induce anxiety in mice, given the right context.
Learn About the Potential of a GMP Compliant Closed Cell Isolation System
Maximizing Sample Purity for Clinical Grade Cell Therapeutics
Sony Biotechnology Inc. | Feb 10, 2023 | 1 min read
Explore a case study of human iPSC derived cardiomyocyte isolation and enrichment. 
Exploring how spatial relationships drive heart function
Mapping Out What Makes the Heart Tick
Nathan Ni, PhD | Jun 27, 2022 | 3 min read
A novel atlas reveals region-specific links between structural, mechanical, and genetic properties within the heart.
Improving Cardiac Cell Therapy Persistence
The Scientist Speaks Ep. 13 - The Long Haul: Improving Cardiac Cell Therapy Persistence
Niki Spahich, PhD | Jan 26, 2021 | 1 min read
Researchers remuscularize the heart after cardiac infarction with stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes and ready-made microvessels.
Spaceflight Alters Genes of Human Stem Cell–Derived Heart Cells
Emily Makowski | Nov 7, 2019 | 3 min read
Cardiomyocytes made from iPSCs aboard the International Space Station had upregulated mitochondrial functioning.
Image of the Day: Taken to Heart
Carolyn Wilke | Mar 14, 2019 | 1 min read
By zooming in on a developing mouse heart, scientists are studying whether defects in vasculature contribute to a thin muscle wall.
Caught on Camera
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2018 | 1 min read
Selected Images of the Day from the-scientist.com
Image of the Day: Beating Heart
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 2, 2018 | 1 min read
Scientists at the Allen Institute for Cell Science have developed an open-source stem cell line with fluorescent tags for cardiac cells.
Cell Reprogramming Successes
Catherine Offord | May 1, 2016 | 2 min read
Two studies demonstrate the first direct, chemical reprogramming of mouse and human skin cells into heart muscle and neural cells.
MicroRNAs Repair Heart Cells
Sabrina Richards | Dec 5, 2012 | 3 min read
Researchers identify microRNAs that keep cardiac cells healthy after heart attack, potentially paving the way for future heart regenerating therapies.
Next Generation: Robotic Inchworm
Sabrina Richards | Nov 20, 2012 | 3 min read
Researchers use 3D printing to create miniature robots powered by rat cardiac cells that move like caterpillars.
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