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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.

Apr 23, 2018
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Proterra Partners With Carbon to 3D Print Emission-Friendly Bus Fleet

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

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Apr 19, 2018
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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 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.

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Apr 18, 2018
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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 12, 2018
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Aether Launches Artificial Intelligence 3D Organ Printing Software

Apr 11, 2018
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Orbital ATK Tests Warhead Created Using 3D Printed Parts

3D printing speeds up development of warheads. It was only a matter of time before engineers would use 3D printing technologies to develop weapons.

Apr 10, 2018
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3D Printed Reefs May Offer Hope to Restore Dying Coral Reefs Worldwide

3D printing may provide a sustainable solution to the current crisis of coral reef death globally. Population growth and the environmental burden that accompanies it has taken a serious toll on the Australian Great Barrier Reef and many other coral reefs over the last few years.

Apr 10, 2018
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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 6, 2018
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With New 3D Print Smart Ink Objects Can Change Shape And Color

3D printed materials that change shape and color may be coming to market sooner than previously thought. A team of researchers at Dartmouth College presented a new smart ink which induces shape and color changes in 3D printed objects.

Apr 2, 2018
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Relativity Space Raises $35 Million to Get 3D Printed Rockets Off the Launchpad

The Los Angeles startup Relativity Space has raised $35 million in its latest funding round led by Playground Global and other investors. The financing will enable the aerospace company to expand, while also paving the way for it to refine and test 3D printed rockets. 

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Mar 29, 2018
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Colorfabb Launches High-Quality Semi Matte Black Filament

Mar 29, 2018
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New 3D Printed Lenses Can Transform Your iPhone into a Microscope

Engineers from Northwestern University have developed a new method to 3D print powerful lenses in a rapid manner. These lenses could be used to turn your iPhone into a microscope for high quality photos or on-the-spot disease diagnosis. 

Mar 24, 2018
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La Bandita: Hackrod and Siemens Partner to Develop Self-Designing Car

Hackrod is partnering with Siemens PLM Software to help accelerate the development of La Bandita, a self-designing speedster that will be produced with virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and 3D printing technology.

Mar 20, 2018
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New ArchForm 3D Printed Orthodontics a Cost-Efficient Alternative

ArchForm provides orthodontists with a more cost-effective way to create retainers and teeth aligners for patients by tapping into the power of 3D printing.

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