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Bionic heart tissue?

U-M partners on an ambitious $20-million project to grow new heart tissue for cardiac patients. Plus: Breakthroughs in leukemia and infertility treatments.

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This boy’s life

Donated tissue from the brain tumor of 5-year-old Chad Carr provides cancer researchers with critical clues.

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Tangs for the memories

As a scientist in the late ’60s, Rowena Matthews, PhD ’69, redefined gender norms in the lab. And that was before she hit the airwaves.