Can We Make Things That Make Themselves?

MIT researcher Skylar Tibbits is an expert on self-assembly -- the idea that instead of simply using materials to construct something, we can create materials that build themselves, in the same way a strand of DNA does. Here are three projects that hint at what a self-assembling future might look like.

MIT researcher Skylar Tibbits is an expert on self-assembly -- the idea that instead of simply using materials to construct something, we can create materials that build themselves, in the same way a strand of DNA does. Here are three projects that hint at what a self-assembling future might look like.

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