Lab Grown Drones - Chemputer



Lab Grown Drones Chempute

A global aerospace firm is planning to grow drones in large chemical vats. The concept centers around a new chemical 3D printer called Chemputer. Traditional 3D printers produce drones part by part and layer by layer. Using this method, production of advanced unmanned aircraft can take months or years. Chemputer would be able to grow functional parts at the molecular level that would allow advanced unmanned aircraft to be produced in just weeks. It would also allow each drone to be perfectly tailored for its specified purpose. That may sound like science fiction, but BAE Systems is up for the challenge. The defence contractor is known for turning outlandish concepts into real technology.


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