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.
MyMiniFactory, an online community for makers, has launched an in-browser 3D file customizer called Customizer, which is in its beta phase.
Researchers from the University of Hamburg are developing a Slic3r modification that improves print surface quality using Nonplanar layers. Printing in three dimensions simultaneously it results in smooth surfaces with no stair-stepping effect.
Electric vehicles are becoming ever more popular and 3D printing is helping to speed up their design and development in the case of many manufacturers.
MyMiniFactory announces a partnership with Ravensburger to find designers for officially licensed 3D printable Labyrinth board game pieces.
To plan a liver transplant between mother and son, surgeons from Salt Lake City, Utah used 3D imaging to 3D print the models of both livers to make surgery easier.
Researchers from Virginia Tech showcased a 3D printing device called Source Form that uses crowdsourced data to create objects based on requests. Could it make STL files redundant?
Of Samsung's new Galaxy Note 10 range, the Galaxy Note 10+ offers a 3D scanning and modeling function that can result in 3D printable files making it a useful companion for 3D printers.
An orthopedic technician used 3D scanning and printing to design and build a thought-controlled bionic arm and hand for a man born without most of his left arm.
Roboze, an Italian company that manufactures 3D printing solutions, has collaborated with a surf shop to build a fully 3D printed skateboard.
Yael Akirav, an Industrial Designer and graduate of Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, uses 3D printing to create beautiful "conductive origami" light fixtures.
Ultimaker, a manufacturer of professional open-source 3D printer, has launched the latest version of the easy-to-use print preparation software. Cura 4.2 is now available to download from the company's website.
Cat lover Piotr Westfalewicz spent a year and a half building an automatic cat feeder which also tracks the cat's weight and eating speed. The design is open source so you can create your own.
A new course is trying to prepare students for a world where additive manufacturing continues to gain prominence, by trying to address legal issues in the 3D printing industry.
Students from ETH Zurich have 3D printed nine unique pillars to be used as a stage by dancers at the Origen Festival in the Swiss Alps.
Scientists from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory used a modified 3D printer to create a magnetic device out of liquids.
Cadbury, the giant confectionery brand, launched its first-ever milk chocolate 3D printer to celebrate World Chocolate Day.
Designer Piotr Krzyczkowski created an environmentally and economically friendly motorbike for urban environments – without the help of 3D printing, this wouldn’t have been possible.