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Medicine

Submission + - Researchers create living human gut-on-a-chip (gizmag.com)

cylonlover writes: In an effort to provide a more accurate alternative to conventional cell culture and animal models, researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have developed a microdevice that mimics the structure, physiology, and mechanics of the human intestine. The so-called "gut-on-a-chip” could help provide new insights into intestinal disorders and be used to evaluate the safety and efficacy of potential treatments.
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Researchers create living human gut-on-a-chip

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