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Jeff Jacot, Rice University

Caption: Research by the lab of Rice University bioengineer Jeff Jacot found that stem cells drawn from the amniotic fluid of pregnant women change their behavior when near heart cells, but do not become heart cells.

Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University

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