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Researchers Jan Torgersen and Peter Gruber at Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) have successfully printed intricately detailed models of various objects at the nanometer scale using a process called “two-photon lithography”. In the process, they also managed to speed things up a bit and have gone from printing in millimeters per second to meters per second.

With such a fine print resolution, the group hopes to develop bio-compatible resin capable of generating scaffolds for medical use. [via geek.com]

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  1. marcellenormand says:

    Astonishing!

  2. Travis says:

    It would seem the smaller the print, the bigger the printer.

  3. jamesbx says:

    I like their apparatus for the critical damping of the system.

  4. wiiiktor says:

    cool, be careful with Your discovery boys, probably it will birng you some pesos ;0 ;0