Defense Research Agency Hunts for Biotech Innovators

Kelvin Ma for The Chronicle

Donald Ingber (right), a Harvard scientist supported by Darpa, looks over a prototype of his "organ on a chip" biometric cartridge.
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Donald E. Ingber, a professor at Harvard University, has combined advanced electronics and biology to create a "lung on a chip," a breakthrough device that could safely allow precise tests of risky new medical treatments before they are tried out on...

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