The creation of human organs out of thin air like a scene out of a sci-fi movie may not be as far off as we think according to local heart experts who are quick to point out new American research.
Dr. Jason Dyck and Dr. John Mullen of the Mazankowski Heart Institute are calling the research conducted by experts at the University of Minnesota ground breaking. The scientists at Minnesota were able to regrow a rat heart and bring it back to life.
The U.S. researchers first scrubbed out the inside of the heart, leaving just a husk by utilizing a process called de-cellularization.
Within days the new organ was grown from scratch. Stem cells from healthy newborn rats were used to re-cellularize the