Microchips lined with human cells could make animal testing obsolete

June 23, 2015 by  
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London’s Design Museum has chosen a strange but promising technology as the Design of the Year for 2015. Having even outdone Google’s self-driving car, the Human Organs-on-Chips was given top marks in innovation. Developed by Donald Ingber and Dan Dongeun Huh from Harvard University’s Wyss Institute , these microchips covered in human cells are designed to imitate the complexity of human organ tissue. Read the rest of Microchips lined with human cells could make animal testing obsolete Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: animal testing , cosmetic testing , dan dongeun huh , design Museum , design of the year 2015 , donald ingber , harvard university wyss institute , human organs on chips , microchip technology , organs on chips

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