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Who really discovered how the heart works?

13 mins | Dec 1, 2019
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The complicated journey to understand the heart. For almost a thousand years the belief that our livers were the organ producing our blood was left unquestioned, and for almost half as long we miscredited the scientist who corrected it. Pippo Carmona writing in JSTOR Daily explains.
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