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October 16, 2015

Scientists control a fly's heart with a laser

Researchers at Lehigh University report the ability to control a fruit fly's heart rate using a laser. The researchers say the technique could be used to study how regulating the pace of the heart affects the risk of developing a heart attack in predisposed individuals. Read more at spectrum.ieee.org

Health Terms: 
Heart Disease