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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

Jan 3, 2018
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New Year, New Facility
Sintavia Announces New Manufacturing Plant & Breaks Ground in Florida

Metal additive manufacturing company, Sintavia, broke ground ready for the new facility to be built before late 2018. The site will be 55,000 square foot.

Dec 28, 2017
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Ultimate Roadtrip
Doctor Drives to Sierra Leone with Ultimaker 3D Printer to Make Prosthetics for Children

Doctor Lars Brouwers is driving from the Netherlands to Sierra Leone with an Ultimaker 3D printer to teach locals how to print limb prosthetics for children. 

Dec 27, 2017
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Mini Superhero You!
Reflection 3D Technology is Upgrading the Family Photo with Personal 3D Printed Models

Reflection 3D Technology is a Canadian company that's redefining the modern family photograph by turning 360-degree photographs into 3D models.

Dec 22, 2017
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Oink
3D Printing Marzipan Animals and Fruit in Germany’s Luebeck

Marzipan from Luebeck adheres to strict rules on the amount of almond paste in the product. But, 3D printing is livening up the scene. 

Dec 21, 2017
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Magic Leap One
Magic Leap Finally Reveal their First Augmented Reality Glasses

Magic Leap One Creator Edition is finally here with the first version being made public but the company reserves the right to change the design before it's delivered.

Dec 20, 2017
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Tea Time!
Starbucks 3D Printed a Bar for its New Shanghai Roastery

Starbucks is opening its second roastery in Shanghai which will incorporate a 3D printed Teavana bar made from recycled materials.

Dec 19, 2017
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Coping through 3D Printing
Programmer 3D Prints own Skeleton to Help Cope with Cancer

When Paul Curry was diagnosed with cancer, he 3D printed his own skeleton from a PET/CAT scan to help him cope through "busywork".

Dec 18, 2017
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New Professional Filament
colorFabb Introduces PA-CF Low Warp Filament

Pre-order the new colorFabb PA-CF low warp filament which is the first material developed in partnership with LEHVOSS Group.

Dec 18, 2017
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Women To Look Up To
Beyoncé, Hillary and Serena as 3D Printed Christmas Tree Toppers

Not-for-profit organization, Women to Look Up to, is 3D printing Christmas tree toppers to help fund projects to further female equality. 

Dec 15, 2017
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Cool Case!
The Grooviest 3D Printed LEGO USB Drive Case

MosaicManufacturing created the perfect USB drive case for Lego fans and shared the result on Thingiverse so you can 3D print it too.

Dec 14, 2017
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Unique Prizes
colorFabb Creates Lodewijk van der Grinten Prize 2017 Using Funky New nGen_LUX Filament

As sponsor and trophy maker of the Lodewijk van der Grinten prize, colorFabb came up with a unique and interesting design for 2017. 

Dec 13, 2017
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Quick and Cheap
Army Engineer Research & Development Center Creates Largest 3D Printed Building in US

A team from the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) used 3D printing to create the country's largest 3D printed building.

Dec 13, 2017
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Vogue
Carry On Printing: MakeX Teases 3D Printing Backpack

MakeX launched Migo on Kickstarter, a 3D printer which you can carry around in a stylish backpack. They've smashed their goal of $100,000.

Dec 8, 2017
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New Updates
Cura 3.1 Brings New Printing Profiles, Enhanced UI, and Better Slicing Features

Ultimaker’s latest release for Cura, their popular free slicer software, is now available for Windows, Mac and Linux. But, what are the new features and is it worth downloading number 3.1?

Dec 7, 2017
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Saving Lives
3D LifePrints uses Printed Landmine Mockups to Improve Risk Education

3D LifePrints is an organization creating replicas of unexploded landmines to aid education in conflict and post conflict countries.