Top 10 Innovations 2021
2021 Top 10 Innovations
The COVID-19 pandemic is still with us. Biomedical innovation has rallied to address that pressing concern while continuing to tackle broader research challenges.
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2021 Top 10 Innovations
2021 Top 10 Innovations

The COVID-19 pandemic is still with us. Biomedical innovation has rallied to address that pressing concern while continuing to tackle broader research challenges.

The COVID-19 pandemic is still with us. Biomedical innovation has rallied to address that pressing concern while continuing to tackle broader research challenges.

ABOVE: The Scientist Staff

organ on a chip

iss international space station tissue chips organ on a chip lucie low
Q&A: Organs on a Chip Head to the International Space Station
Emma Yasinski | May 1, 2019
Lucie Low, a project leader for Tissue Chips in Space, describes the experiments that are slated to blast off later this week.
Smoking on a Chip
The Scientist Staff | Aug 31, 2017
A new device from the Wyss Institute at Harvard University simulates the effects of cigarette smoke on human lungs.
Don Ingber engineered cystic fibrosis airway chips that recapitulate patient symptoms.
A New Model of Lung Disease Paves the Way for Personalized Treatments
Nele Haelterman, PhD | May 9, 2022
Scientists engineered a lung-on-a-chip model from patient cells that mimics cystic fibrosis.
Menstruation on a Chip
The Scientist Staff | Aug 29, 2017
This device models the female reproductive tract and might lead scientists to a greater understanding of fibroids, cancer, and infertility.
Organs on Chips
Diana Kwon | Aug 28, 2017
Scientists hope that these devices will one day replace animal models of disease and help advance personalized medicine.