New research is paving the way for techniques that use stem cells to repair the damage caused by heart attacks. The research is looking at the process that turns a stem cell into a cardiomyocyte -- the beating cell that makes up the heart.
"Would I turn on the gas if my pal Mugsy were in there?" "You might, rabbit, you might!" -- Looney Tunes, Bugs and Thugs (1954, Friz Freleng)