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Spinach Leaf Heart: Researchers Turn Vegetable Into Tissue

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A team of scientists has transformed spinach leaves into beating heart tissue, and it may be a way to solve the lack of organ donors.

'To be able to just take something as simple as a spinach leaf, which is an abundant plant, and actually turn that into a tissue that has the potential for blood to flow through it, is really very very exciting,' said researcher Glenn Gaudette, the head of the WPI lab, in a video about the work.

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