bioengineering

Scientists grew beating human heart tissue on spinach leaves

Researchers have turned to lab-growing human tissue as one way of meeting the high demand for tissue and organ transplants, Joinfo.com reports referring to CNBS News. Their experiment may solve a serious limitation facing researchers attempting to grow human organs in laboratories:

‘Biohacking Is The New Gardening’: Scientists Found A Way To Grow Human Organs On Plants

“Biohacking is the new gardening,” says Andrew Pelling, who leads the Pelling Laboratory for Biophysical Manipulation at the University of Ottawa. Pelling eschews the current vogue for genetic and chemical biological manipulation, investigating instead the ways in which cells behave when their