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June 14, 2011 /  Nivea

Nanopatch for the Heart

Engineers at Brown University and in India have a promising new approach to treating heart-attack victims. The researchers created a nanopatch with carbon nanofibers and a polymer. In laboratory tests, natural heart-tissue cell density on the nanoscaffold was six times greater than the control sample, while neuron density had doubled.

via Researchers Create Nanopatch for the Heart

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