• Human lung on a chip

    Date:26 July 2010 Tags:,

    Researchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute have combined microfabrication techniques from the computer industry with modern tissue engineering techniques, human cells and a plain old vacuum pump to create a living, breathing human lung-on-a-chip. The device mimics the most active part of the lung, the boundary between the air sac and the bloodstream. Watch as Donald Ingber explains…

    Credit: Alyssa Kneller, Harvard Medical School

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