Having spent the morning at a hospital, this seems fitting…

Researchers have spent years trying to perfect an artificial heart that does not break down, wear out, or cause blood clots and infections.  Doctors have developed an artificial heart, of sorts, that seems to do the trick.  The only catch is… it isn’t a heart.  Someone with this new implant will have no pulse… they will live with no heartbeat.  What poetic and literal implications does that have in terms of being alive?

(via MedicalXpress)

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