0128-LUNG-group-med [Maglev tissues could speed toxicity tests]

Scientists from Rice University and the Rice spinoff company Nano3D Biosciences have used magnetic levitation to grow realistic lung tissue in vitro. From left are Glauco Souza, Jacob Gage, Tom Killian, Jane Grande-Allen and Hubert Tseng.

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Jade Boyd is science editor and associate director of news and media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.