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July 2, 2012 AT 9:04 pm

Scientists build vascular network using sugar and a 3-D printer

Researchers at University of Pennsylvania say they may have found a way to create vasculatures using sugar and a 3-D printer. The design starts with sucrose and glucose and, with a custom RepRap 3-D printer, the scientists were able to turn the mixture into a free-standing, three dimensional vascular template.

Simply amazing.  Read more about it at IEEE tech talk blog.


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