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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.

Jan 24, 2018
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3D LifePrints Secures £500,000 in Funding to Expand UK Medical 3D Printing Hubs

The UK medical 3D printing company 3D LifePrints completes Series A funding round worth £500,000, and will use the investment to expand the number of embedded medical 3D printing hubs across NHS hospitals and academic institutions. 

Jan 23, 2018
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Clearing the Air
Sinterit Lisa Printed Masks Helps Protect Kids from Pollution

Designer Bartlomiej Gaczorek has created a novel 3D printed face mask for children. Printed using Sinterit's desktop SLS 3D printer, the Lisa, the masks protects their wearers from air pollution.

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Jan 22, 2018
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Researchers 3D Print Synthesizers to Create Pharmaceutical Drugs

Using a chemical to computer-automated design approach, University of Glasgow researchers propose a 3D printing production method that enables the localized creation of pharmaceutical drugs quickly at a low cost.

Jan 20, 2018
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Creator Shows How To Make a 3D Scanner Using Rasperry Pi Cameras

The arrangement takes four images at the same time to create a 3D model of the object. A creator on Hackaday has developed a novel scanner which can instantly capture a 3D surface. Going by the name ‘Jolar’, the developer has been busy refining his 3D scanner project from Oxford Hackspace.

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Jan 19, 2018
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What's In Store?
You Can Now Buy 3D Printable Files From Sketchfab

Popular with the 3D modeling and scanning folks of the world, file hub Sketchfab has launched its very own store to help creators monetize their 3D printing, VR and AR content.

Jan 19, 2018
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Adidas Launches Futurecraft 3D Printed Shoe, Exec Joins Carbon’s Board

Adidas finally releases the Futurecraft 4D shoe. Featuring a 3D printed midsole created with Carbon's Digital Light Synthesis platform, the move is considered a watershed moment for 3D printed consumer goods. Coinciding with the occasion, Adidas exec Eric Liedtke joins Carbon's Board of Directors.

Jan 18, 2018
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3D for medical precision
3D Systems Partners With Stryker To Launch Virtual Surgical Planning Service

The collaboration of 3D Systems and Stryker allows surgeons access to 3D printing and medical imaging technologies to help develop patient-specific procedures.

Jan 17, 2018
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Walking on 3D
New Balance Installs Russell Finex Compact Sieve To 3D Print Footwear

Jan 16, 2018
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Reinforcing composite fiber layers
New 3D Printing Technique Allows For Better Control Of Composite Material Fiber Orientation

A newly developed 3D printing technique is making it easier to control the orientation of fibers of engineered composites.

Jan 13, 2018
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New KALLISTA Faucets 3D Printed in Metal with 3D Systems

Luxury kitchen and bathroom product maker KALLISTA partners with 3rd Dimension and 3D Systems to rapidly develop an innovative new faucet from 3D printed stainless steel.

Jan 12, 2018
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Starting Young at 3D Prosthetics
Boy Helps 3D Print Prosthetic Hands For Other Children

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Jan 12, 2018
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Comfort the Sole
KWSP to Launch ‘While You Wait’ 3D Printing Service for Custom Insoles

KW Special Projects is teaming up with the orthotic manufacturer Podfo Ltd to launch a ‘while you wait’ 3D printing service for customized insoles.

Jan 11, 2018
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Cryogenics Advance
3D Printed Super-Soft Structures that Replicate Brain and Lungs

Researchers have developed a novel method to fabricate softer super-soft structures for organ regeneration.

Jan 9, 2018
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This Swerve Drive is Almost Entirely 3D Printed

Got a lightweight robot in need of some locomotion? Maker LoboCNC has you covered with this 3D printed swerve drive.

Jan 8, 2018
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Doing it Live
Aleph Objects to Put on Impressive 3D Printing Display at CES

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