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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.

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Sounds Great Feb 20, 2019
DEEPTIME Studio Unveils 3D Printed Speakers Made From Sand

DEEPTIME, a Czech design and technology studio, has unveiled the Ionic Sound System, a 3D printed limited edition commercially available audio set made from sand.

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Why should Apple have all the fun? Feb 19, 2019
Raspberry Pi Opens World First High Street Store in UK

Raspberry Pi has opened its first ever shop in Cambridge, England. It’s an experimental space which the company hopes will attract customers who are interested in the computer as well as those new to the technology.

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Working Together Feb 19, 2019
Airbus and Farsoon Partner to Create 3D Printing Polymer Material for Civil Aviation

Airbus Beijing Engineering Centre and Farsoon Technologies announced an R&D agreement to develop an additive manufacturing polymer material for civil aviation use. 

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Back in Time Feb 18, 2019
Create a Miniature Commodore PET 8032 Replica Using a 3D Printer and Raspberry Pi

Maker Lorenzo Herrera used a 3D printer and a Raspberry Pi computer to create his own version of the Commodore PET model 8032, an iconic 70s computer. You can follow Herrera's detailed instructions and build your own too. 

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We Have Lift Off Feb 18, 2019
US Rocket Factory Relativity Receives 3D Printing Metal Technology Patent

Relativity, the autonomous rocket factory and launch service, has been granted a patent for its machine learning 3D metal printing technology. It's also added three senior leaders from the aerospace industry to its executive team.

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Don't Stop Moving Feb 17, 2019
3D Printed Safe Landing Garment Prevents Knee Injuries

Hubert Chen, an industrial design student, has developed a 3D printed compression sleeve called the Safe Landing Garment which helps ensure athletes land properly and don't get injured.

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Ready for Download Feb 17, 2019
3Doodler Launch First Mobile App and 2019 EDU, Create+ and Start Product Lines

3Doodler, popular 3D printing pen and former Kickstarter darling, has announced the launch of its 2019 3Doodler EDU, Create+ and Start Product lines. Also new: A mobile app which helps kids and adults construct 3D products at home. 

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In Vitro Treatment Feb 14, 2019
Researchers 3D Bio-Print in Vitro Model to Study Cancer Drugs and Treatments

Researchers from the University of Minnesota developed a new way of studying cancer cells by using a 3D in-vitro model and built with custom 3D printing technology.

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Getting Better All The Time Feb 13, 2019
Prusa Updates: New MK3S Printer, New MMU2S, $19 Upgrades, Improved Firmware, SL-1 Update

Josef Průša, the founder of Prusa Research, released information about the new "I3 MK3S" printer, MMU2S and SL1 updates, and details of the ongoing powder-coated sheets saga.

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(No) Ticket to Ride Feb 13, 2019
Mars One Space Colonisation Project Company Declares Bankruptcy

Mars One Ventures, the Dutch space colonization company set up by entrepreneur Bas Lansdorp, declared bankruptcy and has gone into liquidation. 

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HoPro-3D Feb 11, 2019
Fraunhofer Institute Combines Stereolithography and Multi-Photon Polymerization in One Printer

Technology alert: Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology researchers are implementing stereolithography and multi-photon polymerization technologies in one machine.

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Brrm Brrm Feb 11, 2019
Carbon and Lamborghini Make the Unmakeable for new Urus SUV

Carbon, the pioneer of the fast-printing Continous Liquid Interface Printing tech, has partnered with luxury sports carmaker Lamborghini to mass produce production parts for the new Urus SUV.

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It‘s Still Practicing Feb 10, 2019
Cambridge Researchers 3D Print Piano-Playing Robotic Hand

Scientists from the University of Cambridge developed a 3D printed robotic hand which can produce a wide range of movement. It can even play the piano.

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Puppy Patient Feb 10, 2019
Siberian Husky Fitted with 3D Printed Titanium Skull Implant

After a Siberian Husky was diagnosed with a cranial wall tumor, Utrecht University’s Clinic for Companion Animal Health acted quickly, removing it and fitting the dog with a 3D printed skull roof. The husky is making a speedy recovery.

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Merchandise Gold Mine? Feb 7, 2019
Ubisoft and Mixed Dimensions Offer 3D Printed Game Merchandise

Mixed Dimensions, the integral reality company bridging the virtual and physical worlds, signed a licensing deal with Ubisoft, French video game company, to enable gamers to bring their creations into the physical world via 3D printing. 

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No Germs in Space Feb 6, 2019
NASA and Copper 3D Test Antimicrobial 3D Printing Material in Space

Chilean company Copper3D won the NASA Nebraska Space Grant to study and develop antimicrobial 3D printed medical devices on the International Space Station (ISS). 

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Blender Made Simple Feb 5, 2019
FluidDesigner is a Blender Application Template for Simplifying Complex 3D Designs

FluidDesigner for 3D printing is an application template for CAD program Blender, which – according to its programmer – makes the software so easy to use "even a 10-year-old" can use it. 

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Outta this World Feb 4, 2019
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Mission Creates 3D Printable Model of Bennu Asteroid

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft entered the orbit of Bennu, an asteroid just 70 million miles from Earth, in late 2018 to survey it. Through this, scientists created a model of the asteroid, which they've shared so you can build a piece of outer space in your home.

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Freedom to Color Feb 4, 2019
World’s First Pantone Matching System 3D Filament Line Launched

Finding the perfect colored filament just got a lot easier. Fiberforce launched a line of Pantone Matching System (PMS) 3D printing filaments.

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Bringing Ancient History to Life Feb 1, 2019
Google Arts and Culture and Stratasys Recreate Historical Artifacts

Google Arts and Culture is using the Stratasys J750 full-colour 3D printing system for its Open Heritage Project to bring historical artifacts to life, by reconstructing and printing them.

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