Scientists succeed at making stronger lab-grown muscle tissue

08/30/2011 | Popular Science · Gizmag

Researchers from the Eindhoven University of Technology say they've succeeded in creating functioning muscle tissue in the lab using a mixture of pre-cultured stem cells and blood vessel cells from mice. To keep the muscle tissue tense as it grew, researchers attached each end to a piece of Velcro. The team says the findings may eventually provide a way to replace human muscle tissue lost to accidents or surgery.

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