JUL 01, 2014 08:38 AM PDT

Abertay scientists grow miniature human hearts to cure disease

WRITTEN BY: Robert Woodard
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Miniature human hearts that beat of their own accord are being grown by scientists at Abertay University.

They have been developed specifically to find a cure for heart hypertrophy -- a form of heart disease that can lead to sudden death.

Here, Professors Nikolai Zhelev and Jim Bown explain what they have been doing.
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