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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 polymers by 3D printing liquid metal [more...]

FDA Approved 3D Printed Drug Available In The US

March 28, 2016

The first FDA approved 3D printed drug for epilepsy, Spritam is now available in the US (Photo credit: Aprecia Pharmaceuticals) A continued step forward in the treatment of epilepsy and the power of 3D printing. According to the Centers [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 of Technology have developed a new [more...]

3D Printing Tips and Tech: Get to Know Those Acronyms

December 5, 2015

With the rapid pervasiveness of 3D printing, confusion has begun to set in among some people regarding the different processes. Simon Caiger , Product Manager for JK Lasers, says there’s so much misunderstanding, organizations are [more...]

How to Smooth 3D-Printed Parts

December 5, 2015

Many high-quality parts produced on 3D printers can be sanded by hand to eliminate layer lines and produce a smooth finish. There’s a misconception that 3D printing cannot make the kind of smooth and polished parts available from [more...]

An Easy Test for Sickle Cell Disease

November 8, 2015

A new device developed by University of Connecticut biomedical engineers provides a simple, inexpensive, and quick test for the diagnosis and monitoring of sickle cell disease using a common smartphone. (Credit: Peter Morenus/UConn Photo) [more...]

Creating Microchannels with a 3-D Printer

October 5, 2015

Bionanotechnologists from Wageningen University have developed a new, inexpensive way to make microfluidic devices without using costly materials or cleanroom facilities. The technique, which uses a 3D printer and Lego plastic, is called [more...]

New Frontiers in 3D printing

September 22, 2015

A new “active” 3D printhead, developed by Wyss Core Faculty member Jennifer Lewis, mixes complex inks using a rotational impeller inside a microscale nozzle, allowing heterogeneous materials to be printed in three dimensions. [more...]

Micro and Nano Engineering 2015

September 21, 2015

MNE 2015 is the 41st international conference on micro- and nanofabrication and manufacturing using lithography and related techniques. The conference brings together engineers and scientists from all over the world to discuss recent [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 possible to use tiny granules of glass in a [more...]

3-D-printed Microscopic Fish Do More Than Swim

September 1, 2015

3-D-printed microfish contain functional nanoparticles that enable them to be self-propelled, chemically powered and magnetically steered. The microfish are also capable of removing and sensing toxins. (Image Credit: J. Warner, UC San [more...]

2nd International Bioprinting Congress

July 9, 2015

Select Biosciences South East Asia is pleased to present the second annual International Bioprinting Congress, taking place at the Nanyang Executive Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore on the 9-10 July 2015.  Building on [more...]
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