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Dec 4, 2013 | G-BLOG | 0 comments

Got Chips?!

 
In the above photo, you are looking at a glass slide coated with human cells… fascinating huh?
 
The scientists at CellzDirect have created human ‘organs on a chip’.  The chip provides live human cells a living environment conducive to the one experience in the human body but on a chip similar to one used in a mobile device.
 
Geraldine Hamilton made it clear that this advancement in medical engineering is not to try and create a whole human. The ‘organs on a chip’ is a way to provide pharmaceutical companies with a product that is essential when testing new medication, which would be safer and more accurate than the current method of animal testing.
Source: ScientificAmerica.com/Image: ng.mr.medical

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