New Bionic Heart Beats Without A Pulse

March 12, 2015 2:07 PM

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New Bionic Heart Beats Without A Pulse

While the average human heart beats 42 million times per year, scientists at the Texas Heart Institute say that the perfect bionic heart is not only within their reach, but it doesn’t beat.

The BiVACOR team lead by Australian researcher Daniel Timms has developed a working prototype for their heartbeat-free device, which has been integrated into large animals who have shown the ability to walk on a treadmill and live for a month prior to the team culling them in order to examine the bi...

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