May 25, 2021

Lab-grown minihearts beat like the real thing

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For Ma, growing a more adultlike heart organoid, with all its chambers and structures, is the future of the field. But he doesn’t think this will happen in the next decade. For a complete heartlike organoid, he says, “there is still a long way to go.”

Self-organizing organoids resemble a 1-month-old embryo’s heart.

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