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Friday, June 25, 2010

New Microchip Simulates Human Lung

According to, this "lung on a chip" imitates the inner workings of a lung and could help lessen the need for animals as research subjects.

1 comment:

Andrew said...


This is good news.

Though complete elimination of all animal testing may be a long way off, let's hope that over time, technological breakthroughs like this allow us to both to develop more reliable ways of testing and reduce the need for testing at the same time.

If so, both science and animals will benefit.