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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

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

May 10, 2018
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Pulling the Strings
Student 3D Prints Prosthetic to Help Girl Learn to Play the Violin

May 9, 2018
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3d printed aluminium extrusion fasteners
Start Building with Aluminum Rods and 3D Printed Brackets

May 1, 2018
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3D printed prosthetics
Million Waves Project 3D Prints Prosthetic Limbs From Ocean Plastics

Charitable non-profit Million Waves Project combines a passion for cleaning up the ocean with helping young people in need: this young organization aims to provide prosthetic limbs 3D printed from reclaimed ocean plastics for children in need, worldwide, free of charge.

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

Apr 23, 2018
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Optimal Settings
Ultimaker Launches Alliances Program to Improve 3D Printing Material Profiles

With the new Ultimaker Alliances Program, users will be able to load preconfigured material profiles and 3D print settings from leading material manufacturers.

Apr 19, 2018
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3D printed prosthetic sockets
Thermoplastic Carbon Fiber 3D Printed Prosthetic Sockets May Be Strongest Yet

Apr 19, 2018
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Flexible Fighters
U.S. Army Develops 3D Printed Soft Robotics Inspired by Invertebrates

After studying the mechanisms of invertebrates in nature, U.S. Army researchers have developed 3D printed soft robotics that can traverse difficult landscapes and squeeze into crowded spaces. 

Apr 19, 2018
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Shapeways $30 million funding round
Shapeways Raises $30 Million to Boost 3D Printing Creator Services And Tools

Shapeways, the platform for product creation using 3D printing technologies, has just raised $30 million in a Series E funding round. The 3D printing creator community on Shapeways will benefit from tools to boost product creation, marketing, and brand development.

Apr 18, 2018
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How Does That Sound?
Researchers Develop 3D Printed Metamaterials That Can Control Vibration and Sound

Researchers from USC Viterbi School of Engineering have developed 3D printed metamaterials that can switch between active control and passive states, enabling control of acoustic and optical waves.

Apr 10, 2018
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Smile!
Floss All Your Teeth at Once with the Custom-Fitted and 3D Printed UFloss

A new Kickstarter campaign has been launched for a new 3D printed flossing device called UFloss, which allows you to floss all of your teeth at the same time. This oral hygiene product will use an app to take impressions of the user's mouth, creating a fully custom-fitted solution for all. 

Apr 7, 2018
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Big Advancements on the Nano Scale
Russian Physicists Develop Special Nanoparticles for Biomedical 3D Printing Process

Researchers from the Russian Academy of Sciences' Crystallography & Phonetics Scientific Research Center have developed a nanoparticle-based 3D printing method that is considerably faster and more accurate than traditional 3D printing technologies.