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Medical Lab
Production Cost 500
Maintenance 3
Unlocked at Penicillin

The Medical Lab is a building available in the Atomic Era.

Game Info[]

Building a Medical Lab requires a Hospital or any of its replacements.

  • 25% of Food Food is carried over whenever a Citizen is born


A medical laboratory is an institution that studies disease and human anatomy using a wide variety of extremely sophisticated and powerful instruments - from ultrasound to cameras the size of an ant to electron microscopes. Most - if not all - of the remarkable advances in medicine in the past 25 years have been made in medical labs. These include the sequencing of human DNA, retro-viruses to battle HIV-AIDS, gene therapy, nano-technology, and more. Much of the increasing cost of healthcare can be attributed to the simple fact that medical laboratories have been remarkably successful at battling illness and prolonging and improving the quality of human life - and these improvements cost huge amounts of money.

Unique Building Replacements[]

Icon Building Civilization Yields
Gemeindebau Austria (Karl Renner)
  • +1 Food Food from level 3 Ideological Tenets and National Wonders present in the city.
  • Provides local Happy Happiness from Buildings as Food Food carried over.
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