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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

Jun 14, 2019
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Medical Advancement
Florida Researchers Develop Bio-Ink to 3D Print Human Cornea

Researchers from Florida A&M University developed a bio-ink and 3D printed a human cornea which they believe could lead to huge advancements in the medical field.

Jun 13, 2019
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Coming Soon
Aleph Objects Partners with FluidForm to Launch Bioprinter this Summer

Aleph Objects, the prestigious manufacturer of LulzBot 3D printers, announced a new partnership with bio-ink developer FluidForm, to manufacture new bioprinting hardware available this summer.

Jun 12, 2019
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All Under One Roof
HP Opens 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing Center of Excellence

HP Inc has opened its new 150,000 square foot 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Barcelona, Spain. The new facility brings partners and customers together to develop applications for 3D printing. 

Jun 11, 2019
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Wield with Caution
3D Print The Soldier’s Bow from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

You can now 3D print your own Soldier's Bow from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild by following maker Craig McNaughton's instructions on Thingiverse. 

Jun 10, 2019
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Rolling into the Future
Michelin and GM Unveil 3D Printed Puncture Proof Tire Prototype Called Uptis

Michelin and General Motors want to improve the wheel. So far, they developed a 3D printed puncture proof tire prototype as part of a joint research agreement.

Jun 7, 2019
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Smaller Carbon Footprints
This 3D Printed Thermoelectric Device Converts Heat into Electric Power

Researchers at Swansea University, Wales, have developed a "pioneering" 3D printed thermoelectric device that converts heat into electric power at a record-setting efficiency factor.

Jun 5, 2019
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The Year of James Watt
University of Glasgow Students 3D Print 800-Parts Steam Engine Model to Honor James Watt

To celebrate the legacy of Scottish inventor James Watt, students from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, used 3D printing to create an 800-part model of his steam engine which was first built 200 years ago.

May 31, 2019
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Is That You?
DNA from Cigarette Butts Turned into 3D Printed Portraits

Heather Dewey-Hagborg is an American artist who created 3D printed portraits based on DNA she collected and analyzed from cigarette butts and hair found around New York City. Her work is now on permanent display in London.

May 30, 2019
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Selectively Lasered Stocks
The Art of Shares Turns Stock Market Numbers into 3D Vizualizations and Prints

IG, a British online trading provider, presents "The Art of Shares", an interactive way to visualize share prices, turning them into 3D sculptures which resemble skyscrapers. They even 3D printed a few too.

May 29, 2019
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Making your 3D printing life easier.
Ultimaker Cura 4.1 Improves Upon Existing Tools

Just last week, Ultimaker launched the beta version of Cura 4.1. However, the stable version is now available to download boasting improvements to print preparation software and expert-configured print profiles.

May 28, 2019
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Standing 5-meters tall
Art meets Additive: Neri Oxman and Stratasys Create Beautiful Nature-inspired Objects

Stratasys, the 3D printer manufacturer, announced that it has recently supported two art and design projects developed by acclaimed designer Neri Oxman and "nature-inspired" design company, The Mediated Matter Group.

May 28, 2019
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10/10 Would Poll Again
Professional 3D Printing: The State of the Industry

Sculpteo, the French 3D printing service, has polled a global slice of professionals using 3D printing, compiling the results into a 'State of the Industry' report. Let's take a look at a few of its more interesting points. 

May 24, 2019
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Tiny Boards, Big Projects
Arduino Launches New Affordable Nano Microcontroller Boards

Arduino, the open-source computer hardware and software company, announced new affordable "Nano" microcontroller boards at the Maker Faire Bay Area last weekend.

May 21, 2019
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Diamonds Are Forever
Sandvik Unveils 3D Printed Industrial Diamond Composite

In a world first, Sandvik engineers have created a 3D printed industrial diamond composite which they believe will revolutionize the machining industry. It will be unveiled at RAPID + TCT in Detroit.

May 21, 2019
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Non-invasive, Safer Alternative
Bobcat Kittens Receive 3D Printed Tracker Collars to Improve Tracking of Population

Brady Neiles is a resource biologist from South Dakota’s Game, Fish & Parks who used 3D printing to change the way wildlife populations are tracked.