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MIT researchers hope to publish open-source designs for a low-cost respirator that could potentially help Covid-19 patients struggling with critical respiratory problems. The...

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Through a new process, it is now possible to laser-weld two optically clear plastic parts made of a wide range of polymer materials for medical applications.
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Briefs : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Ultrasound Helps Make 3D Printed Alloys Stronger
Researchers have used sound vibrations to shake metal alloy grains into tighter formation during 3D printing.
Researchers have developed a technique to quickly and sensitively characterize defects in 2D materials used in sensors and electronics.
Nanothin flexible touchscreens could be printed like newspaper.
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