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Biochips instead of animal testing

Cell biologists at Jena University Hospital have developed a micro-fluidic chip that may replace animal testing. It behaves like a human liver, allowing researchers to test medications and to simulate sepsis and follow its progress in real time.

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The biochip allows researchers to test medications, as well as simulate diseases like sepsis and follow their progress in real time.