Spinach leaves can carry blood to grow human tissue


Publication/Creation Date
March 22 2017
Creators/Contributors
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) (creator)
Glenn Gaudette (creator)
Joshua Gershlak (creator)
Media Type
Corporate Video
Persuasive Intent
Academic
Description
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) research team shows spinach leaves stripped of plant cells can become a vascular network to deliver blood, oxygen and nutrients to grow human tissues like cardiac muscle to treat heart attack patients.
HCI Platform
Implantables
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Heart
Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iUrxGo9gZs&feature=youtu.be

Date archived
December 6 2019
Last edited
January 13 2020
How to cite this entry
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Glenn Gaudette, Joshua Gershlak. (March 22 2017). "Spinach leaves can carry blood to grow human tissue". Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/Detail/objects/4125