How does printing your own home sound, for starters? Or your own solar-powered car to park in the driveway? Admittedly, you might have to wait a few years. But innovations like these aren’t too far off in the future.
3D printers create their output by depositing layers of materials, layer by layer, to build up a solid object. What kind of materials? Well, pretty much any you can think of. At the moment, most 3D-printed objects are formed from plastic. But metal, sand, sugar, ceramic... [More]