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Anne Freier

Anne is a freelance science and technology writer and editor residing in London, UK. Mountain enthusiast and early riser.

By Anne Freier

Jul 10, 2018
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But are they comfy?
Fashion Design Graduate Takes Major Step With Woven 3D Printed Shoes

In the world of fashion, 3D printing has opened the door for a whirlwind of new looks and styles, and designers have leveraged this technology to showcase just how unique their concepts can be.

Jun 19, 2018
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Ceramic 3D Printers
Wasp Launches 2 New Ceramic 3D Printers

The Italian 3D printing manufacturer tested its new range of ceramic 3D printers on a remake of Michelangelo’s famous David sculpture.

Jun 19, 2018
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Robot with Boundary Issues
This 3D Printed Robot Can Crawl Underneath Doors

A designer has developed a 3D printed robot that can auto-adjust its height to maneuver a wide range of spaces.

Jun 15, 2018
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Real-time Rendering
Vectary Updates Platform to Expand 3D Modeling Tools

Jun 13, 2018
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3d printed chair for gamers
IKEA Lets You Play in 3D Printed Gaming Chairs

Jun 8, 2018
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Walking on a Cloud
Larger-Than-Life 3D Printed Architectural Structure on Display at 2018 Venice Biennale

Architects Alisa Andrašek and Bruno Juričić have designed the "Cloud Pergola / The Architecture of Hospitality", a larger-than-life art display that some are considered the largest and most complex 3D printed structures in the world. It's currently on display at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. 

May 25, 2018
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Healthy Sugar?!
Engineers Develop 3D Printing Method That Produces Tissue Scaffolding From Sugar

A team of engineers from the University of Illinois have developed a free-form isomalt 3D printing technology that produces intricate sugar-based scaffolding, which could potentially be used to grow tissue or study tumors. 

May 24, 2018
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3d printing complex bio-tissues
UCLA Bioengineer Develops SLA 3D Printer That Produces Complex Artificial Tissues

Researchers from UCLA have developed a SLA-based bioprinter that is able to create therapeutic biomaterials from multiple materials. This advancement could potentially be used for on-demand printing of complex artificial tissues for use in transplants and other surgeries.

May 23, 2018
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Respect Your Elders
Humanetics is 3D Printing Crash Test Dummies That Resemble Elderly People

The crash test dummy manufacturer Humanetics is using Markforged's 3D printing technology and Onyx carbon-composite material to produce dummies the resemble elderly drivers, helping them accurately reflect injuries that could occur in a real car accident.

May 16, 2018
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Start your Printers!
Yamaha’s Bike Racing Team Uses Mark One 3D Printers Inside The Pit Box

May 15, 2018
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Over and Out
3D Printing Used to Develop Walkie-Talkie Device That Helps Parents Keep Tabs on Kids

The Relay is a safer alternative to smartphones created for parents worried about keeping in touch with their kids when they're out and about. Republic Wireless used 3D printing technology to speed up the prototyping process and develop new iterations of the walkie-talkie styled device. 

May 14, 2018
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Speeding up Bioprinting
Aspect Biosystems Secures $1 Million in Funding to Boost 3D Bioprinting Platform

Aspect Biosystems has been busy working on 3D bioprinting technology. Now, the company secured a substantial investment to speed up its commercialization. 3D bioprinting is undoubtedly one of the most exciting and also challenging 3D technologies currently in development.

May 11, 2018
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Prusa - now with lasers
Turn Your Prusa i3 MK3 into a Laser Engraver

Apr 27, 2018
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Formlabs ROI calculator makes it easy to assess cost of 3D printer
Formlabs Launches ROI Calculator to Assess Costs Of Purchasing a 3D Printer

Apr 24, 2018
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Printing Molecules
Nano-3D Printing Technology Helps Develop Improved Biochips