During the COVID-19 pandemic, “makers” have come together to design, 3D print, and distribute medical supplies.
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Experience Virtual Reality and Innovative Technologies at the NIH Library during the Research Festival
We will be showcasing technologies, resources, and services the Library makes available to NIH staff. Come experience innovative technologies and leave inspired by how the Library can support your research.
Stop by the NIH Library table during the Safety, Health and Wellness Day event on Wednesday, June 26 to learn about health and wellness resources (books, eBooks, and databases) the Library has for you.
The BioBot 1 is a desktop bioprinter that builds 3D tissues from cells. It has a dual extruder system that uses visible blue light to cure biomaterials without harming cells, and it has 100 um resolution.
This is a hands-on class in which students will design a small 3D model from start to finish using the open source software OpenSCAD and export it to Makerware for pre-print slicing.