Topic: artificial organs

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Harvard's Wyss Institute unveils human 'gut-on-a-chip'

Scientists at Harvard's Wyss Institute have been working on human "organs-on-a-chip" technology in order to pioneer new therapies and predict drug safety in the lab. Now a team at the institute has leveraged their proprietary technology to engineer a model of human intestinal inflammation and bacterial overgrowth in a human "gut-on-a-chip."