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Image of the Day
Image of the Day: Taken to Heart
Carolyn Wilke | Mar 14, 2019
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
Selected Images of the Day from the-scientist.com
Image of the Day: Beating Heart
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 2, 2018
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 2, 2016
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
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
Researchers use 3D printing to create miniature robots powered by rat cardiac cells that move like caterpillars.