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Medicine: Heart Research #882437

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 14, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Studio: Dan Harris) Medical research in which the heart of a dead rat was injected with baby rat heart cells and made to re-beat examined; details given about the implications for creating replacement organs. [Lead researcher University of Minnesota Dr. Doris TAYLOR††- calls it a "wow" moment; states similar work with a human heart is possible.] [Montefiore-Einstein Heart Center Dr. Robert MITCHLER†- offers caution about the future implications.] ["American Journal of Bioethics" professor Glenn McGEE†- raises ethical issues.]

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Harris, Dan
Duration:
00:02:50

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