Teen finds the ‘shape’ of our beating hearts
Kevin Lee used math to model how heart muscle moves with each beat
By Bethany Brookshire, 16:48 PM March 11, 2014
WASHINGTON — Kevin Lee, 17, has always found the heart interesting. “It maintains a steady rhythm for millions of beats,” he says. Then, suddenly, “it can fail without any explanation.” But three years ago, the heart-obsessed senior at University High School in Irvine, Calif., was no longer content to sit on the sidelines. “I saw all these stories in the news about these athletes suddenly collapsing and dying,” he recalls. “I thought, if I could find the reasons why that could happen, I could...
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