Dawn of the zombies

You can poke them, prod them and pump them full of drugs, and they'll never complain, as New Scientist discovers IT STARTS out like any silicon chip: intricate patterns are drawn with light and etched with acid. But this is no microprocessor destined for a computer. Instead there are minuscule chambers filled with human cells: liver cells, lung cells, fat cells, all connected by tiny channels. A nutrient fluid is pumped through the channels, flowing from one chamber to another just as blood flows from organ to organ in the body.  A company named Hurel (Human Relavent) is commecializing these so called animal on a chip technologies.

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