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Micro-origami: USC Folds up Micrometer-Scale 'Voxels' for Drug Delivery
May 1, 2008
Researchers at the University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute have demonstrated a way to manufacture minuscule closed containers that might be used to deliver precise micro- or even nano-quantities of drugs.
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