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3-D-printing lab instruments 1 block at a time (w/video)

A team of researchers and students has created a Lego-like system of blocks that enables users to custom make chemical and biological research instruments quickly, easily and affordably. The system of 3D-printed blocks can be used in university labs, schools, hospitals, and anywhere there is a need to create scientific tools.

Posted: Jul 21st, 2016

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3D printing for personalised medical devices

The EU is investing in research to help European manufacturers remain competitive in a growing market for personalised medical products. Two projects are developing ways to use 3D printing to make tailor-made components for the benefit of patients.

Posted: Jun 13th, 2016

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Light-powered 3-D printer creates terahertz lens (w/video)

Researchers have used metamaterials and 3-D printing to develop a novel lens that works with terahertz frequencies. Not only does it have better imaging capabilities than common lenses, but it opens the door for more advances in the mysterious realm of the terahertz.

Posted: Apr 29th, 2016

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