KQED’s Quest reports on a “major discovery” from researchers at the Gladstone Institutes, which is affiliated with UC San Francisco. In a study published today in Nature, researchers report they have succeeded for the first time using a new genetic technique to repair — from within — the hearts of mice weakened by heart attack. Click on the link below to read the post or watch the video.

Video on Apr 18, 2012 by Gabriela QuirĂ³s fromQUEST Northern California Topics:Biology, Health, News, Video Science Education Collections:Biotechnology More than 5 million people in the United States live with damaged hearts that make it difficult to walk and carry out other simple daily tasks.

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