Author Archives: Innovation Excellence

BEST OF TED: Body Parts on a Chip

It's relatively easy to imagine a new medicine, a better cure for some disease. The hard part, though, is testing it, and that can delay promising new cures for years. In this well-explained talk, Geraldine Hamilton shows how her lab creates organs and body parts on a chip, simple structures with all the pieces essential to testing new medications -- even custom cures for one specific person.

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What innovation are you most thankful for? – Gobble-Tov

Gobble-Tov! In the United States we are about to celebrate our annual Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, where families and friends reconnect and reconvene to share a big meal (often including turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie), to read, to watch movies, or possibly to watch some American Football. But most importantly, we all come together to share what we are thankful for.

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