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.
Last year, artist Chris Templeman began a project in Boston's Chinatown which has the aim of creating 2,000 plastic roosters using a 3D printer before the end of the Chinese New Year. He now views the project as a success.
Tucker, a five-year-old Australian sheep dog, can run on four feet again thanks to a 3D printed prosthetic paw. The hope is that the paw prosthetic will improve Tucker's mobility and his quality of life.
UCLA students are raising money through a UCLA Spark crowdfunding campaign to donate 3D printed ukuleles to the residential care home, Maryvale in California, USA.
The Natural History Museum's well known and much loved dinosaur skeleton, nicknamed Dippy, is going on tour throughout the UK. Visitors can now get hands-on with the dinosaur thanks to 3D printed replicas.
A facial reconstruction of the oldest complete British skeleton, the Cheddar Man, is made from DNA analysis, 3D scanning and printing.
Porsche is using 3D printing to reproduce classic car parts which are either extremely rare or extinct. The technology offers an economical way to produce spare parts of high-quality.
MUN MED 3D is the first 3D printing biomedical laboratory housed at the Health Science Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Its founders have some tips for how others can create their own.
Kwambio, the on-demand manufacturing platform, is releasing its new opaque glass-based material called GS One. The material has an interesting range of features including shorter turnover times and durability.
Forté is a real-time, 2D design tool which automatically takes your idea and optimizes the properties based on simple parameters that you intuitively map out.
Open source 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker has announced that it is now a sponsor and supplier to the GE Additive Education Program (AEP). Schools can now apply for subsidies from General Electric towards 3D printing.
Doctors in Chennai, India are working on 3D printing transplantable ears. They've recently been successful in growing ear cartilage in a culture flask and proving it continues to grow once implanted in rabbits.
3D printing expert Richard Horne is proposing a new way to receive filament which involves one MasterSpool and minimally packaged refills. Already manufacturers such as Das Filament are onboard with this idea.
Ultimaker is now releasing its stable version of the Cura 3.2 after a few weeks of beta testing. You can now download the optimized software from the company's website.
If you're faced with a broken cable, maker Marius Taciuc has a 3D printed enclosure solution. Although it's not perfect, it's a great short-term universal cable fix.
Nano Dimension, known for their circuit boards 3D printers, partnered up with software company Dassault Systèmes and implemented a Solidworks add-in for its DragonFly 2020 Pro 3D printer.
i.materialise is adding untreated brass to its range of finishing options - print your designs in basic brass without polish, coating or plating to give them a vintage look.
Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory researchers used X-rays to learn more about 3D printing defects and understand how to print 3D metal parts without defects.