13
Jun
2018

Morphing 3D-printed objects move by magnetism

“We think in biomedicine this technique will find promising applications,” says Zhao. “For example, we could put a structure around a blood vessel to control the pumping of blood, or use a magnet to guide a device through the GI tract to take images, extract tissue samples, clear a blockage, or deliver certain drugs to a specific location. You can design, simulate, and then just print to achieve various functions.”

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