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Video: Macro pop-up model makes it easier to fabricate micro shapes

By Stephanie Liverani / October 19, 2016

Yihui Zhang, a researcher from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, developed a 2-D to 3-D model solution to help engineers better fabricate shapes at a microscopic scale.

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Start your single-molecule engines—nanocars face off in first-of-its-kind race next year

By Stephanie Liverani / December 16, 2015

Scientists are in the fast lane when it comes to driving development of the world’s tiniest super machines. Now engineers are putting their best nanocars on the starting line for the first-ever NanoCar Race, which will be held October 2016 in Toulouse, France.

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Wearable zeolite filters show promise as an alternative to kidney dialysis

By April Gocha / March 10, 2014

Japanese scientists have developed a simple wearable zeolite filter that can filter blood and may someday provide an alternative to conventional kidney dialysis procedures.

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