iCandy: Electronics for Power and Play

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Willie Jones covers transportation for IEEE Spectrum, and the history of technology for The Institute.

Image: Vienna University of Technology/Reuters
Can you still be considered obese if you weigh less than a grain of sand? This portly nanoscale human figure shows off the capabilities of a new 3-D printing technique developed by researchers at the Vienna University of Technology. The two-photon lithography technique, which could be used to make tiny biomedical devices, produced the figure in about 4 minutes.

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