Nanotronics advisor Eric Drexler would say the only things stoping additive manufacturing from becoming a reality are "classical engineering problems" all the technology already exists. There must also be an evolution in process control technologies along with the process itself.
Graphene-Based Electrode Boosts Supercapacitor Storage Capacity by 3,000% > ENGINEERING.com
Inspired by an American fern, researchers have developed a prototype electrode that could be the answer to the storage challenge still holding solar back as a total energy solution. The new type of electrode created by researchers from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, could boost the capacity of existing integrable storage technologies by 3,000 percent.
Jaw-dropping 3D-printed grotto explores the future of architecture
Architects Michael Hansmeyer and Benjamin Dillenburger unveiled their latest 3D-printed masterpiece—a full-scale ornamental grotto. Crafted with intricate baroque-like detail like its…