Drugs will be tested on "organ chips" that mimic the human body



the PopMechanics Brain Trust : scientist
Now undergoing trials in 15 research institutions, the new silicon chips feature channels that house living kidney or lung cells, above. Simulated blood and oxygen flow allows them to mirror the actions of real organs, reducing the need for animal testing and speeding up drug developmentā€”in the midst of a pandemic, that would be crucial


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