Hook and loop! Velcro is a trademark… 😉
In the not-too-distant future, patients with damaged hearts or livers might receive tissue patches grown in a lab. This week, researchers announced an important development toward that goal: A biodegradable scaffold that allows strips of beating heart tissue to snap together like Velcro.
There’s no word if this does anything for the other scaffolding stuff in the news a little while back.