Teleporting is still a dream of the future. So how does it work? What is the claim of 3D-Printed Sushi. It is 3D. It is sushi sort of. Just not teleported.
Full disclosure would let you know that Japanese startup Open Meals has developed print cartridges that prints 5 mm blocks of water-based gels, which are injected with nutrition, flavor and color. The small printed blocks of food are assembled into a final product which looks like a Lego version of, say, Sushi.
This video dramatizes the concept. The order can now be sent remotely to a printer and the food product printed on the local device. So if you have a printer at the space station, then Ground Control could send a request for half dozen Sushi meals from Houston, which would be printed at the space station. “You got meal!” is the alert that your Sushi has arrived. Clever. Read more →