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Biomedical Engineer PHD Graduate student Shirin Masjedi applies a saline solution in order to cleanse aortic rat cells so they can be dyed and viewed through a microscope in the biomedical engineering lab at UT Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. Dr. Zannatul Ferdous has been exploring calcification of aortic valves in pigs and rats since 2003 in order to find out more information on how heart disease occurs in humans. (JESSICA TEZAK/NEWS SENTINEL)