Scientists Create Tiny Female Reproductive System For More Accurate Medical Tests04:51


Scientists have created a tiny female reproductive system complete with five organs made from human tissue cells. The goal is to move away from medical tests on animals toward trials on human tissue.

Here & Now's Robin Young finds out about "organs on a chip" from Ike Swetlitz (@ikeswetlitz), who is a researcher and reporter focusing on life sciences for our partners at STAT, the health and medicine publication.

This segment aired on March 30, 2017.


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