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Harvard Creating a Smoking Machine

November 27, 2016

In a published study, the Wyss Institute describes an instrument they engineered that can “breathe” in and out, actively smoke regular and electronic cigarettes much like a human. Individual [more...]

Google Glass Meets Organs-on-Chips

March 25, 2016

Brigham and Women’s Hospital investigators have developed hardware and software to remotely monitor and control devices that mimic the human physiological system. Devices known as [more...]

Airway-on-a-Chip Models COPD and Asthma

January 2, 2016

A research team at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University leveraged its organ-on-a-chip technology to develop a model of the human small airway in which lung [more...]

2nd International Bioprinting Congress

July 9, 2015

Select Biosciences South East Asia is pleased to present the second annual International Bioprinting Congress, taking place at the Nanyang Executive Centre, Nanyang Technological University, [more...]

Heartbeat On a Chip

June 21, 2015

Heartbeat Chip Test (Image credit: Michigan Engineering)  The ability to accurately test drugs and therapies for human use is a goal we desperately need to reach. Often animals are used to test [more...]

Hearts-on-a-chip Could Aid Drug Screening

March 9, 2015

UC Berkeley researchers have created a ‘heart-on-a-chip’ that effectively uses human cardiac muscle cells derived from adult stem cells to model how a human heart reacts to cardiovascular [more...]

Biodefence Researchers Seek Homo Chippiens

February 19, 2015

‘Organs on chips’, such as this simulated lung, could be used to test bodily responses to toxic chemicals (Image credit: Wyss Institute/Harvard)  Each year, the US government spends hundreds of [more...]