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Portable Microfluidic Platforms Streamline Multiple Lab On A Chip Applications

In the recently published ‘Portable Microfluidic Platform Employing Young-Laplace Pumping for Multiplexed Lab-on-a-Chip Applications’ author Leonard Mahlberg discusses the relevance of lab-on-a-chip devices today in numerous applications, but mainly medicine….

Vienna: 3D printing Prototypes for Cutting the Cost of Lab-on-a-Chip & Organ-on-a-Chip Systems

A variety of new microfabrication methods are available now for creating rapid prototypes and new systems, and Vienna University of Technology researchers explain new research in ‘Characterization of four functional…

3D Printing Lab-on-A-Chip with Droplet Emulsion & NinjaFlex

In ‘3D Printing a Microfluidic Chip Capable of Droplet Emulsion Using NinjaFlex Filament,’ Robert Andrews from the University of Arkansas 3D prints a novel microfluidic system for his thesis project…

University of Tasmania Research Team Receives $630K ARC Grant to Develop 3D Printed Lab-on-a-Chip Tech

3D printing is capable of creating extremely large objects, like cars and even office buildings, but it can also be used to fabricate tiny objects, like a lab-on-a-chip. These mini laboratories,…

3D Printing a Lab-on-a-Chip

Lab-on-a-chip. No, it’s not the latest in the viscous app-off between Chili’s and TGIFriday’s. Instead, it’s a miniature laboratory printed onto a microchip, integrating several lab functions into a single…

US Army and Researchers 3D Print Microfluidic Channels on Curved Surface in an Open Lab

The field of microfluidics continues to grow as it’s used in a variety of applications: tissue engineering, drug screening and delivery, sensors, bioprinting, and more. Microfluidics involves manipulating and controlling…

3D Printed Molds Used for Lung-on-a-Chip Prototype

Scientists from Australia and Russia are continuing on the vast quest to sustain healthy cells for tissue engineering and ultimately, 3D printed organs that could completely change the landscape of…

3D Printing, Microfluidics & Organ-on-Chips Coming Together

In the recently published ‘Combining additive manufacturing with microfluidics: an emerging method for developing novel organs-on-chips,’ Chinese researchers are exploring a complex but increasingly popular topic in 3D printing, combining…

Formlabs Acquires its Main Material Supplier Spectra

History is filled with examples of companies that acquire their supply chains, usually to increase synergies, reduce costs and promote innovation. One of the cases that best illustrates this scenario…

Wyss Institute will Help Combat Viral Threats with 3D Printed Organ-on-a-Chips

There is no doubt that viral disease transmission is a risk to many countries, one that requires a coordinated international response and a strong scientific basis to feed our understanding…

Interview with Alok Anil of Next Big Innovation Labs

This interview features Alok Medikepura Anil. He has great subject matter expertise within the realms of engineering and policy. His knowledge will give some people insight into how 3D bioprinting is reliant upon policy within the future.

Project Miliquant: Nanoscribe Participates in Collaboration Using 3D Printing in Quantum Technology Research

Nanoscribe has been impressing us at the micro- and nano-level for years now in 3D printing, from their work with plasmonics to micro-optics and many other projects related to industrial…

Microfluidics and 3D Printing: the World on a Chip

A careful reader may have noticed that we’ve been posting a lot of stories about microfluidics. We’ve talked about the possible use of new sugar scaffolds in microfluidics, EU funding…

3D Bioprinting Makes Progress as Lab-Grown Bladder Helps Young Man to Lead a Normal Life

Luke Massella was born with spina bifida, a condition that left a gap in his spine. By the age of 10, he had undergone a dozen surgeries and, contrary to…

FEMTOPrint’s Technology Used to Help Produce 3D Printed Glass Molds for Droplet Microfluidic Chips

Swiss high-tech company FEMTOprint, dedicated to contract manufacturing of 3D printed microdevices in glass and other transparent materials, worked with Galatea Lab, Instant Lab and the Jules-Gonin Ophthalmic Hospital this past winter to explore how 3D…

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