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“Heart-on-a-chip” device improves drug toxicity test


10 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A “heart-on-a-chip” device containing human cardiac cells similar to real organ will serve as a tool for testing medicines, new research unveils. Researchers put together a network of cardiac muscle cells stored in an inch-long silicone device that models human heart tissue, and demonstrated the viability of the system as…