"One study is that some people put stem cells onto a very flat surface and then the stem cells differentiated into some kind of brain cell because they don't have enough stress from the sides," Cui said. "So if you have a 3D confinement, then the stem cell might differentiate into bone cells or some kind of muscle cells just depending on what kind of confinement you can apply to the cells"
Nanoscribe was created as a spin-off startup business of a Karlsruhe Institute of Technology laboratory through a partnership between Professor Martin Wegener and German glass company Carl Zeiss--which should sound familiar to photographers.
There are already 50 Nanoscribe machines distributed worldwide in research labs for institutions including the US Air Force, Caltech, and other Universities. Nanoscribe plans to start selling its new, faster printers for more commercial uses by the second half of this year.
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