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Biocompatible Resin Improves Microfluidic Chip

News   Dec 17, 2018 | Original story from MIT

 
3D Printed Microfluidic Device Simulates Cancer Treatments

MIT researchers have 3-D printed a novel microfluidic device that simulates cancer treatments on biopsied tumor tissue — and keeps the tissue alive for days — so clinicians can better examine how individual patients will respond to different therapeutics. Image credit: MIT

 
 
 

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