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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 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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Print Your Own Sword
3D Print Your Own Guardian Sword from Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Are you a Zelda fan with a 3D printer? Here's is a project-based tutorial from Adafruit's Pedro Ruiz that will teach you how to 3D print and illuminate the unforgettable Guardian Sword featured in Zelda: Breath of the Wild. 

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.

Apr 3, 2018
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A Slice of Swiss in Hong Kong
Audemars Piguet Uses 3D Printed Backdrop at Art Basel Hong Kong

At Art Basel Hong Kong, two artists created a backdrop for Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet's lounge. Their work uses modern technologies to evoke the watchmaker's home in Switzerland.

Mar 28, 2018
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Sit Comfortably
Sleek 3D Printed Chairs From Zaha Hadid Architects to be Exhibited at Milan Design Week

At this year's Milan design week, a new Spanish brand called Nagami will make its debut with four 3D printed chairs designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, Ross Lovegrove and Daniel Widrig. The collection is named Brave New World. 

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. 

Mar 27, 2018
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Grub's Up
3D Printed Tastebugs Challenge Children to Eat Insects

Tastebugs is a 3D printed modular kitchen utensil to teach children about the benefits of eating insects. We may squirm now, but it's likely that bugs will make it to our plates very soon.

Mar 25, 2018
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Move Over 3D Printing
4D Printed Structures Could Improve Space Missions and Biomedical Devices

Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology developed tensegrity structures using 3D printers. The 3D printed objects dramatically expand when exposed to heat in a process which is also known as 4D printing.

Mar 23, 2018
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Brighten Your Morning Routine
Shower with a 3D Printed Dolphin, Dinosaur or Dragon Head from Zooheads

Brooklyn-based company, Zooheads, is creating interesting 3D printed shower heads for "the wild at heart". Choose from a lion, dragon, dinosaur, shark, crocodile, or many more.