Ghost hearts: Reanimating lifeless organs brings new hope – CNN.com

Ghost hearts: Reanimating lifeless organs brings new hope – CNN.com
In late 2005, cardiac researcher Doris Taylor revived the dead. She rinsed rat hearts with detergent until the cells washed away and all that remained was a skeleton of tissue translucent as wax paper — a ghost heart, as Taylor calls it. She injected the scaffold with fresh heart cells from newborn rats. Then she waited.

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