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Hanna Watkin

Hanna is a freelance journalist and writer from a dead-end county in deepest England who has come to Berlin to seek her fortune and write about the future (see:3D printing). Avid internet enthusiast and night owl.

By Hanna Watkin

Apr 20, 2018
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To Infinity and Beyond
NASA’s Orion Deep Space Capsule to Feature Over 100 3D Printed Parts

NASA's next venture into deep-space capsule will feature additive manufacturing in a big way. The agency's new Orion capsule will incorporate more than 100 3D printed parts, which will be produced by Stratasys in collaboration with Lockheed Martin and PADT.

Apr 20, 2018
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Coming to Your City Soon?
WASP Creates Hub Network Across the World

WASP, the Italian 3D printer manufacturer, has created the WASP Hub network and is expanding in Italy and across the world to cities including,  Barcelona, ​​London, Madrid, Paris, Umea, Jersey City and Beirut.

Apr 18, 2018
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Lift Off
Made In Space Receives NASA’s “Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year” Award

NASA’s Johnson Space Center this week awarded Made In Space, the space manufacturing company, with the Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award for performing well on every NASA contract.

Apr 18, 2018
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Kids, don‘t try this at home
Custom-Shaped Explosives for US Navy 3D Printed on HP 3D Printers

We could soon see custom-shaped 3D printed explosives on the battlefield. A Tennessee-based consultancy, called E&G Associates, is aiding the US Navy in the creation of such devices. 

Apr 17, 2018
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Let’s Build Something!
New Free Curriculum makes CAD and 3D Printing Easy for UK Teachers

Apr 16, 2018
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Go Professional
Industrial-Strength FDM Materials from BASF 3D Printing Solutions

Apr 13, 2018
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Amazon for 3D Printing?
Mything is a Marketplace for 3D Printing Launching in Austria

This week, an Austrian start-up called Mything is being launched. The website is a 3D printing marketplace and aims to be the Amazon for this technology.

Apr 11, 2018
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Better Bandages
Temple University Professor Develops 3D Printed Bandages Made From Soy

Scientists from Temple University in Philadelphia created a prototype for an "electrospun healing" device which uses soy protein and water to print personalized bandages directly onto a patient's skin.

Apr 10, 2018
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Cooked up by Chef Jan Smink and byFlow
First Permanent 3D Printed Food Restaurant Premieres in the Netherlands

Dutch company byFlow and chef Jan Smink are pairing up to launch the first permanent restaurant for 3D printed food in Wolvega, the Netherlands. The launch is scheduled for September 2018 but bookings can be made in mid-May.

Apr 9, 2018
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Firefox in VR Soon to be a Reality
Mozilla to Bring New Firefox Reality Web Browser to AR and VR

Firefox Reality is a new web browser from Mozilla for virtual and augmented reality headsets which was designed from the ground up. However, release dates are yet to be disclosed.

Apr 8, 2018
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Take a Seat
First 3D Printed Chaiselongue at Milan Design Week 2018

At Milan Design Week 2018, you can find a collaborative exhibition from Philipp Aduatz and incremental3d which is showcasing the 'Digital Chaiselongue' prototype made using 3D printed concrete.

Apr 4, 2018
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DIY Comscanner
3D Print Your Own Tricorder from the TV Series “The Orville”

A Reddit user 3D modeled and printed a replica Comscanner from Strar Trek based TV show The Orville without having anything to base his dimensions on other than screenshots from the show. 

Apr 3, 2018
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Ames Laboratory Breakthrough
How 3D Printing Helps You to Get a Better Fridge

CaloriSMART is a advanced model system that uses magnetocaloric materials to achieve refrigeration cooling. The system was designed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory.

Mar 28, 2018
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Welcome Home
3D Printed 95 m² Yhnova House in Nantes is Now Habitable

At Nantes Design Week 2017, a house was 3D printed in a matter of days. The five room project is called Yhnova House and, as it's a social housing project, by June this year, residents will move in according to the usual criteria.

Mar 27, 2018
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Just Keep Swimming
CSAIL Developed SoFi the Soft Robotic Fish using 3D Printing

MIT's computer science and AI lab (CSAIL) has developed a soft robotic fish, or SoFi for short, using 3D printing and built-in cameras so it blends in with life underwater, making it easier to learn about secretive shoals.