New ‘Chemputer’ Could 3D-Print Any Type of Drug!

2 years ago by in 3D DESIGN - ANIMATION - DIGITAL DESIGN

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At TEDGlobal last month, Lee Cronin, a chemist at the University of Glasgow, described an ambitious idea to create a 3D printer that, instead of printing objects, prints molecules. Cronin believes that if a device could be constructed, pharmacists would be able to download plans for assorted drugs and print them out on site.

3d printing, TEDGlobal, drug printer, medicine printer, 3d printer, chemputer, lee cronin, chemistry, university of glasgow
3d printing, TEDGlobal, drug printer, medicine printer, 3d printer, chemputer, lee cronin, chemistry, university of glasgow
3d printing, TEDGlobal, drug printer, medicine printer, 3d printer, chemputer, lee cronin, chemistry, university of glasgow

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