The subunits could be robotically assembled to produce large, complex objects, including cars, robots, or wind turbine blades.
Nov. 18, 2020 • ~10 min
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Tulle-like DefeXtiles can be 3D printed with no custom software or hardware.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~8 min
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Applied computational biology discoveries vastly expand the range of CRISPR’s access to DNA sequences.
May 19, 2020 • ~6 min
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Systems of tiny robots may someday build high-performance structures, from airplanes to space settlements.
Oct. 16, 2019 • ~9 min
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Mobile motor could pave the way for robots to assemble complex structures — including other robots.
July 2, 2019 • ~5 min
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Assembled from tiny identical pieces, the wing could enable lighter, more energy-efficient aircraft designs.
March 31, 2019 • ~7 min
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System could provide fine-scale meshes for growing highly uniform cultures of cells with desired properties.
March 25, 2019 • ~5 min
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“Morphing” wing could enable more efficient plane manufacturing and flight.
Nov. 3, 2016 • ~10 min
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Ten years after launching Fab Lab, the project’s founder describes the program’s research, global impact.
Jan. 4, 2016 • ~7 min
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