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Mouse heart 're-grows when cut', study shows

The researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center surgically removed what is known as the left ventricular apex of the heart (about 15% of the heart muscle) from mice just a day after birth.

The heart was then quickly seen to regenerate and was fully restored after 21 days. After two months, the organ still appeared to be functioning normally.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-12573922

Do you think Medical School Should be Free?

Article from the New York Times…Why Medical School Should Be Free?

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DOCTORS are among the most richly rewarded professionals in the country. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that of the 15 highest-paid professions in the United States, all but two are in medicine or dentistry.

Why, then, are we proposing to make medical school free?

Do you agree?

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/29/opinion/29bach.html