Damaged hearts rewired with nanotube fibers

Texas Heart doctors confirm Rice-made, conductive carbon threads are electrical bridges

HOUSTON – (Aug. 13, 2019) – Thin, flexible fibers made of carbon nanotubes have now proven able to bridge damaged heart tissues and deliver the electrical signals needed to keep those hearts beating. Scientists at Texas Heart Institute (THI) report they have used biocompatible fibers invented at Rice University in studies that showed sewing them […]

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