The printed objects are small, but very complex.
The mystery of how complex carbon molecules--buckyballs-- came to be detected in interstellar space may have been solved.
Unsinkable ships could become a reality with such technology.
"If we can increase the strength of wood, we may start seeing more major constructions moving away from steel and concrete to timber," says the team.
Another remarkable application for graphene.
Size does matter.
Printing electronic circuits on a flower never looked so appealing.
Learning from the best.
This might help us clamp down on plastic pollution.
Tomorrow's windows might be made from wood -- transparent, energy-storing wood.
The technology is compatible with existing 3D printers.
We rarely think about it, but knitting is an incredibly complex phenomenon -- one that researchers are trying to use to design better materials.
I do like cleaner seas.
Graphene, more like gra-fine, right guys?
"The reason we call it metallic wood is not just its density, which is about that of wood, but its cellular nature," says lead author James Pikul.
Talk about a surprising change!