3D Tissue Chips Stories

In the upper right-hand side, an astronaut’s gloved hand reaches out towards a transparent credit-card sized device being held and passed on by a hand in the lower right-hand corner. Within the transparent device, there’s a network of red lines and small boxes on the right. On the left, there are small green and yellow boxes and lines.

Miniature Avatars Take on NASA’s Biggest Challenge

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How 3D Tissue Chips will help humans thrive in deep space Science fiction or reality? Before traveling to Mars, NASA needs to learn how spaceflight is going to affect the astronauts on this demanding journey – and now they can…

Article2 years ago

4 Agencies Select 8 Research Projects to Extend Longevity of 3D Tissue Chips to 6 Months

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NASA, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announce the award of 8 contracts in a multi-agency collaboration that will extend…

Article2 years ago
Photograph of a hand holding a colorized chip being handed to a gloved hand.

‘Chipping’ Away at Personalized Medicine

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Designing a ‘Crystal Ball’ the Size of a Thumb Extending the longevity of tissue chips used for biomedical research could contribute to unprecedented advancements in predictive medicine and personalized healthcare. Innovative models, such as 3D Tissue Chips and microphysiological systems…

Article2 years ago