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Tiny structures' construction, drip by drip
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Researchers explore methods of using carefully controlled droplets as a way to make soft, biomimetic structures. The trick comes in controlling the droplets, which form under competing influences like gravity and surface tension. A new study explains how a deeper understanding of these highly dynamic forces can be harnessed to cheaply and quickly fabricate objects that normally require a more expensive and time-consuming process.