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By Sarah Morris
Jonesboro Sun 

3 universities research spinach to bioengineer cell tissues


JOBESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Popeye isn't the only one reaping the benefits of spinach. Arkansas State University researcher Fabricio Medina-Bolivar said spinach may also be used in the future to repair damaged hearts.

The use of spinach to bioengineer human cell tissues is the result of work between scientists at three universities to study human tissue regeneration to treat diseases or traumatic injuries, the Jonesboro Sun ( ) reported.

It began when researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), attempting to reproduce human tissues, particularly heart tissues, ha...

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