Hedi Xandt x Sissel Tolaas A perfume bottle with two chambers, one filled with scents of stress, others with pheromones. A translucent rubber version (not pictured) mixes the opposing scents by pressing the heart in a beat.
printing is becoming more and more advanced. Soon, customized heart implants will he printed more frequently. In this picture a guy is holding up a heart implant that has been customized the the patients hearts' size and shape.
Successful heart transplant after using experimental artificial heart
Selwa Hussain, a mother-of-two has recently undergone a life-saving operation so radical that she now, in effect, carries her heart around in a rucksack. She is the second person to go home with an artificial heart
"Replacement Parts: To cope with growing shortage of hearts, livers, and lungs suitable for transplant, some scientists are genetically engineering pigs, while others are growing organs in the lab." Bioengineering at work!
"The bottom line is, until we're helping people to stop smoking, screening for breast cancer, giving Pap smears, giving prenatal care to pregnant women, we should not go into publicly paying for the artificial heart, which will benefit at great cost only a few people.", Richard Lamm