This robotic 3D printer doesn’t need your help, thank you very much

As if 3D printers weren't mind-blowing enough, iRobot (yes, the company responsible for the Roomba) has just filed a patent for a robot-assisted all-in-one fabricator that can print, mill, drill, and finish a final product — and all without human intervention. Called the "Robotic Fabricator," the system is a precursor… » 1/24/13 7:20am 1/24/13 7:20am