Scientists report major advance in building new organ

01/13/2008 | NYTimes.com

U.S. researchers have developed a functional rat heart by replacing all the cells of a dead rat heart with heart cells from newborn mice. Scientists should be able to create a human heart by injecting bone marrow-derived stem cells into a cadaver heart that serves as a scaffold, the lead researcher said, but cautioned that such an advance could be 10 years away.

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