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New advance in 3-D printing and tissue engineering technology

February 11, 2014

a 300 m x 300 m x 100 m Mag-Bot with a claw Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and Carnegie Mellon University have introduced a unique micro-robotic technique to assemble the components of complex materials, the foundation of tissue engineering and 3-D printing. Full Story

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