Miniature Human Heart 3D Printed Using Stem Cells

July 27, 2020

(BBC Science Focus) – According to the British Heart Foundation, heart and circulatory diseases cause more than a quarter of all deaths in the UK; that’s nearly 170,000 deaths each year. In a new study, researchers at the University of Minnesota have 3D printed a functioning centimetre-scale human heart pump that could have major implications in the fight against heart disease.