Gallery: Cohen Van Balen Heals People Using Old Dogs and Transgenic She...


London-based studio Cohen Van Balen works synchronizing design and biotechnology. Their new and unconventional project sees animals as life support ‘devices’ for human patients suffering from renal and respiratory ailments. The ‘Life Support’ concepts offer thoughtful alternatives to inhumane medical therapies, as well as a way for humans to develop a relationship of mutual reliance with an animal.

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  1. Liam Bean March 8, 2013 at 11:40 am

    Interesting ideas. There might be a problem with the dog as the bigger they are the shorter the life-span. The sheep idea is interesting too. How would you make sure that both perform as needed though?

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