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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...]

Spermbot Could Help Solve Male Infertility

January 17, 2016

A National Survey of Family Growth found that 7.5 percent of sexually experienced men under the age of 45 have seen a fertility doctor. That percentage correlates to between 3.3 and 4.7 million men. [more...]

Microscopic Pumps Made From Trapped Bacteria

November 4, 2015

Five confined bacteria create a measurable fluid flow, as shown by the colour-coded trajectories on the right Scientists in China have trapped bacteria in 3D-printed structures and used them to pump [more...]

Heartbeat On a Chip

June 21, 2015

Heartbeat Chip Test (Image credit: Michigan Engineering)  The ability to accurately test drugs and therapies for human use is a goal we desperately need to reach. Often animals are used to test [more...]

Nanoparticles: Great Promise Against Cancer

May 27, 2015

The advancement of nanotechnology in the past decade has driven the development of numerous medical applications. None of them is as promising as the use of targeted nanoparticles aimed to improve [more...]
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