One of the most substantial modern breakthroughs in alternatives research came from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University in the form of the ‘organ-on-a-chip’ model in 2010. Scientists at the Institute have successfully produced a small silicon chip, no more than a few square inches, containing isolated living cells and tissues […]
FRAME’s recent essay competition “What are the alternatives to using animals in laboratories?” attracted some strong entries. The winner, who received a £300 prize, was 17-year-old Emma Bryan, a student at Cheltenham Ladies College.
Emma’s response to her success: “I am extremely happy to have taken part as I really enjoyed writing the essay and am […]