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Artificial jellyfish shocked into ‘life’

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Posted at 8:09 AM, Jul 24, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-24 08:10:13-04

Researchers at Harvard and Caltech have bio-engineered an artificial jellyfish using silicone and rat heart cells. The scientists hope the research may help produce drugs to combat heart ailments and, one day lead to the creation of biological replacement organs. Ben Gruber reports.