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Using a 3D printer, Dutch scientists produced the smallest boat in the world, a third the thickness of a hair shaft. It will produce potential micro-bodies that are small enough to travel through the human body and carry drugs to treat diseases.
Physicists Rachel Doherty and Daniela Kraft, from the University of Leiden, The Netherlands, three-dimensional printer 30 micrometer size using the smallest boat in the world produced. Produced using an electron microscope and a high resolution 3D printer, the dimensions of the tub were declared to be one-third the thickness of a hair.
Physicists said the aim of the study was to design potential micro-swimmers who could travel inside the human body to practice medical treatments and better understand the behavior of bacteria of the same size.
In addition to the small boat, physicists at the University of Leiden also produced a pointed sphere of the same size, a starship, a spiral and a spiral body. Physicists, on the other hand, emphasized that another objective of the study was to produce microscopic drug delivery bodies that could move within the body, producing small particles that could move in fluids in the human body and proceed with a microscope.