animal testing

New ‘Mini-Brains’ Could Put Thousands Of Lab Animals Out Of Work

New ‘Mini-Brains’ Could Put Thousands Of Lab Animals Out Of Work

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have produced tiny brains made of human neurons and cells. These mini-brains could radically change how drugs are tested, replacing the many animals currently being used for neurological scientific research.

The Best Design Of The Year (Maybe Ever?)

The Best Design Of The Year (Maybe Ever?)

Every year, the Design Museum in London picks a single object and names it the best design of the year. It’s pretty bad sometimes! But this year the museum picked a winner: A chip that replaces animal test subjects with a complex package of human cells.