Contact: Michael Cohen
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Caption: Development of new therapies for a range of medical conditions, from common sports injuries to heart attack, will be supported by a new production-scale microthread extruder designed and built by a team of graduate students and biomedical engineering faculty at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). The new microthread extrusion system is in the final stages of testing and validation, and will soon be manufacturing thousands of hair-like biopolymer threads a day at WPI's Life Sciences and Bioengineering Center at Gateway Park.
Credit: Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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