‘Human-on-a-chip’ could replace animal testing

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name ‘Human-on-a-chip’ could replace animal testing
Owner/Developer University of California
Country United States of America
Languages English
URL http://universityofcalifornia.edu/news/human-chip-could-replace-animal-testing
Description A team of scientists and engineers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is developing “human-on-a-chip,” a miniature external replication of the human body, integrating biology and engineering with a combination of microfluidics and multi-electrode arrays.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Publication
Sub categories Press release
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website, Social media
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Scientists, Students, Researchers, Educators
Users access Open access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement
Purpose Documentation and information
Technology/Tools Alternative test methods (in vitro), Tissue engineering