Engineers recently developed a “body-on-a-chip” device that interconnects up to 10 human organ-systems modeled by microenvironments on a chip containing patient cells.
Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it has begun accepting nonanimal methods for detecting the skin sensitization—or allergenic—potential of chemicals and pesticides.
Is the Pepto-Bismol theme song the anthem to your life? You aren’t alone! Digestive diseases affect 25 percent of the United States population, yet there are few treatments available to help.
Researchers recently used an organ-on-a-chip model to study the interaction between human blood vessel tissue and brain tissue derived from human stem cells. They discovered that the blood vessel tissue can activate genes to direct the development and maturation of spinal cord tissue.
Researchers recently developed a three-dimensional cellular model of lung cancer encased within a clear gelatinous matrix that allowed them to study the interaction between the tumor cells, immune cells, and the tumor microenvironment.