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3D Printed Microcapsules Are Cost-Effective

October 27, 2016
Researchers from MIT’s Microsystems Technology Laboratories have developed a new microencapsulation technique. Microencapsulation, where “a spherical particle with the size varying between 50 nm to 2 mm containing a core substance,” is used in pharmaceuticals to deliver drugs and medicine into the body.
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How Access to 3D Printers Can Save Lives

October 12, 2016
In many parts of the world, finding replacement parts for broken equipment is difficult, even for simple parts. In Kinshasa, the largest city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, for example, laboratory machines needed repairs but couldn't get new parts quickly enough.
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