Hey, I'm 3D, Too!

Scientists at Brown University have designed a "new 3D petri dish that more closely simulates the in vitro environment of real tissue," according to this post from MedGadget. The post notes that this isn't the first attempt at such a thing, but "Brown's researchers believe this is a better and easier to manufacture solution."

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