How oxygen-producing pond scum could save your life after a heart attack

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 20:51 in Health & Medicine

If you’re having a heart attack, your life might someday be saved by pond scum. That’s because these lowly bacteria are capable of producing something a stricken heart desperately needs: oxygen. In fact, when Stanford scientists injected massive doses of cyanobacteria into the hearts of rats who...

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