Printable Transistors? What Can't Makerbot Do?

DIY'ers are losing their shit over these printable transistors. Why? Because they could make it that much easier to prototype intricate gadgets without having to send orders to a fabrication plant to have these components made.

The process for making these transistors was designed by Mr.Kim and John Sarik who used a Makerbot printer and ink made from silver (along with a few other, not-so-simple steps) to turn theory into reality. What this means for mad scientist who runs their R&D lab out of a garage is that production costs will go down, and prototypes can be built quicker. The full rundown on how these transistors were made can be found here. [Mr.Kim Robotics via Thingiverse]