Synthetic Bone Generation with LEGO

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Synthetic Bone Generation with LEGO

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University of Cambridge students researching synthetic bone tissue use LEGO MINDSTORMS to automate the generation of new tissue samples. Repeatedly dipping a sample into various solutions builds up the compound to be tested, which is something perfectly suited to for automation. To promote its international Science Fair competition, Google created a short video highlighting the project. [via PSFK]

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