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Scientists have developed a tiny, ingestible 3D-printed snake-like robot called SAW (single actuator wave-like robot), that can navigate through the small intestines. The snake-like tiny robot was made from a set of interlocking 3D-printed “plastic” pieces that look like vertebrae. Key Facts The robot moves in a wave-like motion and can travel through the extremely ..
Scientists from Czech Republic have developed a model of a functioning human lung using 3D printing and other technologies. It has received three patents for its modeling. The model was developed by the research group from the Brno University of Technology. It can be used to simulate problems like asthma or other chronic diseases and ..
Scientists have developed a new stem cell-containing bio-ink that allows 3D printing of complex living tissues that may be used for surgical implants. The medical breakthrough was achieved by scientists from the University of Bristol, England. The study in this regard was published in the journal Advanced Healthcare Materials. Key Facts The new bio ink ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2016
Aprecia’s Spritam becomes first anti-epilepsy pill manufactured with 3D printer to get the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) approval. The specified porous structure of the pill ‘Spritam’ was developed by using ZipDose 3D printing technology by Aprecia Pharmaceuticals. Designing detail structure of the Spritam pill made it possible for Aprecia to develop a pill that ..
U.S. to establish National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII) to prevent jobs drain to India
The US administration has decided to establish institute for manufacturing innovations to help prevent jobs going to India and China. It plans to set up National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII), in Ohio, through public-private partnership and has received $70 million as initial financial assistance. Earlier, in March 2012, Obama had declared plans to invest ..
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