Popular Science is running an article on how the ubiquitous inkjet printer has become the inspiration for the rather futuristic-seeming 3-dimensional ‘printing’ of objects. Those objects run the gamut from nanomachines to replacement body parts, from plastics to houses and from circuit boards to flexible displays. As the author puts it, inkject technology jump-started the field of microfluidics. PS> Click on the links to see some pictures of the technology and the resulting products.
Read the rest of the article at popsci.com.