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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

Aug 25, 2017
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Celestial Bodies
3D Scanning the Statue of Christ of the Pacific Using a Drone

Jeff Cremer is a wildlife photographer who used a drone, a camera and modeling software to 3D print a replica of Christ of the Pacific.

Aug 24, 2017
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Pee to Print
Astronauts Mix Recycled Urine with Yeast to Create 3D Printing Filament

Researchers are working on a way to turn human waste into different substances, including omega-3 fatty acids and plastics, by using yeast.

Aug 23, 2017
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Beep Bop
Design and 3D Print Robots Quickly With MIT’s Robogami System

MIT researchers make it easy to build robots with a system called Interactive Robogami so you can design, print and assemble in five hours. 

Aug 23, 2017
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As Good As New
Unique Pininfarina Jaguar XK120 Rejuvenated with 3D Printing

CADSkills has developed a titanium 3D printed jaw implant called AMSJI, aiming to save patients from discomfort and cut down on recovery time. Patients who suffer from extreme maxillary atrophy – a form of jawbone deterioration – may soon receive revolutionary treatment in the near future. This is thanks to CADskills, a medical device startup based in […]

Aug 23, 2017
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Stronger than Steel
Markforged Announces New X3 and X5 Carbon Fiber 3D Printers

Markforged announces two 3D printers, the X3 and X5 models, which can produce carbon fiber parts that are 20 times stronger than aluminum.

Aug 22, 2017
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Illuminating Extrusions
This Ceramic Lampshade Shows 3D Printing in its Best Light

CADSkills has developed a titanium 3D printed jaw implant called AMSJI, aiming to save patients from discomfort and cut down on recovery time. Patients who suffer from extreme maxillary atrophy – a form of jawbone deterioration – may soon receive revolutionary treatment in the near future. This is thanks to CADskills, a medical device startup based in […]

Aug 22, 2017
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Blooming Brilliant
NTU Researchers Develop 3D Printed Sunflowers that Bloom in Sunlight

Nanyang Technological University researchers 3D printed a sunflower which blooms in sunlight, even after being forced into a bud shape.

Aug 21, 2017
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High Five
Project Aslan is a 3D Printed Sign Language Robot

Students from the University of Antwerp have invented Project Aslan, a 3D printed sign language robot to address the human skills shortage.

Aug 20, 2017
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Better than Traditional Methods
Kasetsart University Architecture Students Get Ultimaker Farm

CADSkills has developed a titanium 3D printed jaw implant called AMSJI, aiming to save patients from discomfort and cut down on recovery time. Patients who suffer from extreme maxillary atrophy – a form of jawbone deterioration – may soon receive revolutionary treatment in the near future. This is thanks to CADskills, a medical device startup based in […]

Aug 17, 2017
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Come Together
Brookwood School Teaches Kids how to Solve Real World Problems with the Help of 3D Printing

CADSkills has developed a titanium 3D printed jaw implant called AMSJI, aiming to save patients from discomfort and cut down on recovery time. Patients who suffer from extreme maxillary atrophy – a form of jawbone deterioration – may soon receive revolutionary treatment in the near future. This is thanks to CADskills, a medical device startup based in […]

Aug 17, 2017
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Less animal testing
University of Oxford Develops Method of 3D Printing Living Tissues

A team of scientists from the University of Oxford showed how it's possible to 3D print living mammalian cells into living tissue constructs.

Aug 16, 2017
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Fish are Family, Not Food
400-Million-Year-Old Fish Fossil Shows Evolutionary Link with Humans

Researchers from the Australian National University used 3D printing to show the link between a 400 million-year-old fish fossil and humans.

Aug 16, 2017
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Feetz on the Streetz
3D Printed Shoes by Seth Aaron at Portland Fashion Week

At FashioNXT Week in Portland this October you'll be able to buy a sustainable shoe, designed by Seth Aaron and 3D printed by Feetz.

Aug 11, 2017
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Keep Your Powder Dry
US Army Research Laboratory Discover Powder Energy Source

US Army Research Laboratory is lightening the load for soldiers with an aluminum-based powder which can hydrolyse water. Also, 3D printable!

Aug 10, 2017
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Jaw Dropping!
CADSkills Develops 3D Printed Titanium Jaw Implant to Reduce Surgical Time

CADSkills has developed a titanium 3D printed implant called AMSJI which saves patients from discomfort and speeds up recovery.