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Penn engineers’ liquid assembly line make drug microparticles a thousand times faster than ever before


May 9, 2018

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Extended-release drugs rely on microparticles of consistent size and shape so they dissolve at a predictable rate. University of Pennsylvania engineers have now developed a microfluidic system where more than 10,000 microparticle generators run in parallel, making more than 300 billion an hour, all on a silicon-and-glass chip that can fit into a shirt pocket.Full Story

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