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7 talks on the wonder of 3D printing

7 talks on the wonder of 3D printing

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From ordering movie tickets to booking a dentist appointment, mobile and web apps have made the tasks of daily life easier. But there are some things that an app can’t do. Standing in line at the pharmacy is one of them. In today’s talk, Lee Cronin asks: “Could we make a really cool universal chemistry []

A 3D printer for molecules: Lee Cronin at TEDGlobal 2012

A 3D printer for molecules: Lee Cronin at TEDGlobal 2012

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Lee Cronin is a chemist at the University of Glasgow. At TEDGlobal last year he took the stage to describe his audacious idea to create inorganic life. This year, he is presenting a short talk on another ambitious idea: a 3D printer that, instead of printing objects, prints molecules. The question he starts with is, “Could we make a []