Making a Lab-On-A-Chip with a 3D Printer
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 921 , Segment 6
Episode: FEMA, Robot Spies, Birth of the PC, WWI Poetry, Tech Transfer
- Oct 15, 2018 1:00 pm
- 12:03 mins
Guests: Gregory Nordin, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Brigham Young University; Mike Alder, Director, BYU Technology Transfer Office Years ago, we would have a computer filling an entire room. Now you’ve got one far more powerful in your pocket. The same push is happening in medical technology. The tabletop equipment in a blood testing laboratory, for example, has been shrunk down to the size of a credit card – or smaller. But these “lab-on-a-chip” devices, as they’re called, are still pretty expensive and complicated to manufacture.