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BYU professor looks at a 3D-printed viable microfluidic device

Professors 3D-print first truly microfluidic "lab on a chip" device

Researchers at BYU are the first to 3D-print a viable microfluidic device small enough to be effective at a scale much less than 100 micrometers, a major breakthrough toward mass-producing the medical diagnostic devices cheaply.

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Conrad Rosenbrock, Eric Homer, Gus Hart pose in a hallway at BYU.

BYU researchers develop method that could produce stronger, more pliable metals

An interdisciplinary BYU research team consisting of a Ph.D. student, a mechanical engineering professor, and a physics professor have created a method to help evaluate properties like strength, weight and lifespan of materials, leading to the eventual optimization of the best materials. 

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