Scientists Will Test New Drugs on Artificial Micro-Organs

April 18, 2014 05:30 PM
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Testing new drugs on lab animals is not the same as testing them on the species they are intended for. But in early stages of research, testing on humans is sometimes nearly impossible. Scientists are now trying to develop human micro-organs they say may greatly advance development of new medicines. VOA's George Putic reports.