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Scientists Grow Human Heart Tissue on Spinach Leaves

Scientists Grow Human Heart Tissue on Spinach Leaves After stripping spinach leaves of their plant cells (the green bits), what’s left is a translucent framework of cellulose—a natural, harmless substance used in regenerative medicine (cartilage and bone tissue engineering, wound healing).Using the magic of science too complicated for me to explain, the researchers created a system that uses multiple spinach leaves to grow layers of healthy heart muscles to treat cardiac arrest patients.