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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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3D Printed Rainbow Apr 23, 2018
M3D Launches Full-Color Palette 3D Printer “Crane Quad”

M3D, the American 3D printed manufacturer, is launching a new desktop printer called Crane Quad for under $500 which offers more than 50,000 colors with its full-color palette. But, there are also two other new printers in this series.

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Travel the World Apr 22, 2018
Open Heritage Project by CyArk and Google Helps Preserve Monuments in 3D

The Open Heritage initiative is a joint project from Google Arts and Culture and nonprofit CyArk to preserve monuments around the world in 3D and make them available to the public.

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3D Printing Functional Items Apr 20, 2018
Designer Items 3D Printed On Demand at Milan Design Week

If you're in Milan for the Design Week, don't miss the ÉCAL Digital Market which is 3D printing everyday items designed by students and established designers to explore how the industry may be disrupted by on-demand mass production.

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To Infinity and Beyond Apr 20, 2018
NASA’s Orion Deep Space Capsule to Feature Over 100 3D Printed Parts

NASA's next venture into deep-space capsule will feature additive manufacturing in a big way. The agency's new Orion capsule will incorporate more than 100 3D printed parts, which will be produced by Stratasys in collaboration with Lockheed Martin and PADT.

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Coming to Your City Soon? Apr 20, 2018
WASP Creates Hub Network Across the World

WASP, the Italian 3D printer manufacturer, has created the WASP Hub network and is expanding in Italy and across the world to cities including,  Barcelona, ​​London, Madrid, Paris, Umea, Jersey City and Beirut.

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Lift Off Apr 18, 2018
Made In Space Receives NASA’s “Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year” Award

NASA’s Johnson Space Center this week awarded Made In Space, the space manufacturing company, with the Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award for performing well on every NASA contract.

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Kids, don‘t try this at home Apr 18, 2018
Custom-Shaped Explosives for US Navy 3D Printed on HP 3D Printers

We could soon see custom-shaped 3D printed explosives on the battlefield. A Tennessee-based consultancy, called E&G Associates, is aiding the US Navy in the creation of such devices. 

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Let’s Build Something! Apr 17, 2018
New Free Curriculum makes CAD and 3D Printing Easy for UK Teachers

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Go Professional Apr 16, 2018
Industrial-Strength FDM Materials from BASF 3D Printing Solutions

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Amazon for 3D Printing? Apr 13, 2018
Mything is a Marketplace for 3D Printing Launching in Austria

This week, an Austrian start-up called Mything is being launched. The website is a 3D printing marketplace and aims to be the Amazon for this technology.

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Better Bandages Apr 11, 2018
Temple University Professor Develops 3D Printed Bandages Made From Soy

Scientists from Temple University in Philadelphia created a prototype for an "electrospun healing" device which uses soy protein and water to print personalized bandages directly onto a patient's skin.

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Cooked up by Chef Jan Smink and byFlow Apr 10, 2018
First Permanent 3D Printed Food Restaurant Premieres in the Netherlands

Dutch company byFlow and chef Jan Smink are pairing up to launch the first permanent restaurant for 3D printed food in Wolvega, the Netherlands. The launch is scheduled for September 2018 but bookings can be made in mid-May.

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Print Your Own Sword Apr 9, 2018
3D Print Your Own Guardian Sword from Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Are you a Zelda fan with a 3D printer? Here's is a project-based tutorial from Adafruit's Pedro Ruiz that will teach you how to 3D print and illuminate the unforgettable Guardian Sword featured in Zelda: Breath of the Wild. 

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Firefox in VR Soon to be a Reality Apr 9, 2018
Mozilla to Bring New Firefox Reality Web Browser to AR and VR

Firefox Reality is a new web browser from Mozilla for virtual and augmented reality headsets which was designed from the ground up. However, release dates are yet to be disclosed.

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Take a Seat Apr 8, 2018
First 3D Printed Chaiselongue at Milan Design Week 2018

At Milan Design Week 2018, you can find a collaborative exhibition from Philipp Aduatz and incremental3d which is showcasing the 'Digital Chaiselongue' prototype made using 3D printed concrete.

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DIY Comscanner Apr 4, 2018
3D Print Your Own Tricorder from the TV Series “The Orville”

A Reddit user 3D modeled and printed a replica Comscanner from Strar Trek based TV show The Orville without having anything to base his dimensions on other than screenshots from the show. 

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Ames Laboratory Breakthrough Apr 3, 2018
How 3D Printing Helps You to Get a Better Fridge

CaloriSMART is a advanced model system that uses magnetocaloric materials to achieve refrigeration cooling. The system was designed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory.

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A Slice of Swiss in Hong Kong Apr 3, 2018
Audemars Piguet Uses 3D Printed Backdrop at Art Basel Hong Kong

At Art Basel Hong Kong, two artists created a backdrop for Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet's lounge. Their work uses modern technologies to evoke the watchmaker's home in Switzerland.

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A Concrete Plan Apr 2, 2018
Famed Italian Architect Massimiliano Locatelli to 3D Print a House at Milan Design Week

During Milan Design Week, engineering firm Arup and architecture studio CLS Architetti are 3D printing a house called 3D Housing 05 near the Duomo cathedral.

Featured image of Sleek 3D Printed Chairs From Zaha Hadid Architects to be Exhibited at Milan Design Week
Sit Comfortably Mar 28, 2018
Sleek 3D Printed Chairs From Zaha Hadid Architects to be Exhibited at Milan Design Week

At this year's Milan design week, a new Spanish brand called Nagami will make its debut with four 3D printed chairs designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, Ross Lovegrove and Daniel Widrig. The collection is named Brave New World. 

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