Imagine a laboratory in which human hearts are created.
Imagine now that this laboratory is floating in space hundreds of miles above the surface of the Earth.
It may sound like science fiction, but it can bring new hope for transplant patients over the next decade.
In 2017, approximately 7,700 heart transplants were performed worldwide. However, there is a serious shortage of available organs. Thousands of people swell the waiting lists, many of whom die.