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Latest News from the InVitro-World

  • Low-cost microfluidic chips from the 3D printer
    Using a 3D printer, scientists from the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras have created a new microfluidic system with a bioreactor made from a dental building material that is very inexpensive and also reusable.
    Written on Tuesday, 13 April 2021 11:17 Read more...
  • New EU project called PrecisionTox
    The new international research project PrexisionTox is currently being launched. Here, new methods are to be developed to accelerate the testing of chemical safety. The research will not involve animal testing on mammals.
    Written on Friday, 26 March 2021 10:57 Read more...
  • Neuron-D: Using cell cultures to combat neurodegenerative diseases
    Neuron-D GmbH, the first spin-off of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), uses three-dimensional cell cultures to test drug candidates for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.
    Written on Thursday, 25 March 2021 14:42 Read more...
  • CellINK acquires MatTek
    Sweden-based 3D bioprinting specialist CELLINK is to acquire technology company MatTek Corporation. The aim is, among other things, to reduce animal testing and, in some cases, even abolish them.
    Written on Thursday, 25 March 2021 14:12 Read more...
  • Utrecht: Tear glands in the Petri dish
    To study tear production, the lab of developmental biologist professor Hans Clever, M.D., at University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands developed a method to grow tear gland cells as organoids.
    Written on Thursday, 18 March 2021 14:03 Read more...
  • SIMCor: Medical product testing by computer
    In a project, named SIMCor, an international team of researchers led by Charité University Medicine aims to create a computer platform for the development, testing, validation, and approval of cardiovascular implants. Their aim is to replace medical device testing on animals.
    Written on Thursday, 18 March 2021 12:59 Read more...