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Scientists develop first entirely soft artificial heart but it has a problem!

It looks like a real heart. And this is the goal of the first entirely soft artificial heart: to mimic its natural model as closely as possible. The artificial heart fundamentally works and moves in a similar way to a human heart. The silicone heart has been developed by Nicholas Cohrs, a doctoral student in the group led by Wendelin Stark, Professor of Functional Materials Engineering at ETH Zurich. He thinks that the reason why nature should be used as a model is clear. Currently used blood pumps have many…