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3D Printing Liquid Metal Fugitive Inks

July 2, 2016

Direct-writing liquid metal as a sacrificial template for molding of microfluidic channels Researchers at NC State have developed a new method to create microfluidic channels and micro-vasculature in [more...]

Alternative Lab-on-a-Chip Material

February 24, 2016

A close-up image of micro-scale pillars that were formed — or, photostructured — in the OSTE polymer using UV light. (Credit: KTH Royal Institute of Technology) Researchers at KTH Royal Institute [more...]

Micro Moulding Advances

October 4, 2015

Microfluidic Chip from Plastic Design Corporation (All Image Credit in this article: Mark Kinder)  Every year micro fluidic moulders push the envelope to meet the requirements of new analytic [more...]

Machining Micro Molds for Medical Devices

September 18, 2015

Machining the micro molds used to make medical devices and components require among the most demanding micro machining applications. A new type of machining platforms is making it possible to machine [more...]

3-D Printing Breaks the Glass Barrier

September 6, 2015

The palette of materials that can be used as 3-D printing “ink” is quickly growing in diversity, but one ubiquitous material has, until now, been absent: transparent glass. It’s already [more...]

Buliding a Better Micromachine

August 30, 2015

Plasma electrons emerging from a nozzle to form a microelectronic structure that is only as wide as a strand of human hair (Image Credit: SOUVIK GHOSH)  To get a sense of how Christian Zorman and [more...]
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