Author image of Hanna Watkin

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.

Featured image of 3D Printed 95 m² Yhnova House in Nantes is Now Habitable
Welcome Home Mar 28, 2018
3D Printed 95 m² Yhnova House in Nantes is Now Habitable

At Nantes Design Week 2017, a house was 3D printed in a matter of days. The five room project is called Yhnova House and, as it's a social housing project, by June this year, residents will move in according to the usual criteria.

Featured image of CSAIL Developed SoFi the Soft Robotic Fish using 3D Printing
Just Keep Swimming Mar 27, 2018
CSAIL Developed SoFi the Soft Robotic Fish using 3D Printing

MIT's computer science and AI lab (CSAIL) has developed a soft robotic fish, or SoFi for short, using 3D printing and built-in cameras so it blends in with life underwater, making it easier to learn about secretive shoals. 

Featured image of 3D Printed Tastebugs Challenge Children to Eat Insects
Grub's Up Mar 27, 2018
3D Printed Tastebugs Challenge Children to Eat Insects

Tastebugs is a 3D printed modular kitchen utensil to teach children about the benefits of eating insects. We may squirm now, but it's likely that bugs will make it to our plates very soon.

Featured image of Reebok Launches 3D Printed Shoe Called the Liquid Floatride Run
Run! Mar 26, 2018
Reebok Launches 3D Printed Shoe Called the Liquid Floatride Run

Reebok is debuting the Liquid Floatride Run shoe made using the same technology it introduced two years ago which essentially works using a 3D drawing process. The shoe is designed for distance running, cardio workouts and comfort.

Featured image of Play Ping Pong While Wearing a 3D Printed Brain Scanner?
Printy and the Brain Mar 26, 2018
Play Ping Pong While Wearing a 3D Printed Brain Scanner?

Researchers from the UK developed a revolutionary 3D printed brain scanner which is effective even when a patient is moving - whether the movement is as simple as nodding their head or as active as playing ping-pong.

Featured image of Iranian Artist Counters Digital Colonialism with “She Who Sees the Unknown” Display
Goddesses Against Modern Oppression Mar 26, 2018
Iranian Artist Counters Digital Colonialism with “She Who Sees the Unknown” Display

Morehshin Allahyari is an Iranian artist and activist who is using ancient illustrations of Middle Eastern dark goddesses to create 12 sculptures using 3D modeling, scanning and printing. Her aim is to fight against "digital colonialism" with the display called She Who Sees the Unknown.

Featured image of 4D Printed Structures Could Improve Space Missions and Biomedical Devices
Move Over 3D Printing Mar 25, 2018
4D Printed Structures Could Improve Space Missions and Biomedical Devices

Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology developed tensegrity structures using 3D printers. The 3D printed objects dramatically expand when exposed to heat in a process which is also known as 4D printing.

Featured image of Shower with a 3D Printed Dolphin, Dinosaur or Dragon Head from Zooheads
Brighten Your Morning Routine Mar 23, 2018
Shower with a 3D Printed Dolphin, Dinosaur or Dragon Head from Zooheads

Brooklyn-based company, Zooheads, is creating interesting 3D printed shower heads for "the wild at heart". Choose from a lion, dragon, dinosaur, shark, crocodile, or many more.

Featured image of 6-Axis Open-Source Robot Arm is Now on Kickstarter
DIY Robot Mar 23, 2018
6-Axis Open-Source Robot Arm is Now on Kickstarter

The AR2 6 axis robot launched on Kickstarter - this is an open-source, 3D printable kit which can be built using off-the-shelf components all for under $2,500. 

Featured image of WASP Shamballa Technology Park Can Print Huge Structures
Moving Day Mar 23, 2018
WASP Shamballa Technology Park Can Print Huge Structures

WASP (the World’s Advanced Saving Project) announced that Shamballa Technology Park -- its eco-friendly, sustainable village -- has moved. Now, it's located in an industrial warehouse which is the first service center for large-scale 3D printing in Italy.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Featured image of The Microlay Versus is a New Resin 3D Printer Aimed at the Dental Industry
Keep Smiling Mar 22, 2018
The Microlay Versus is a New Resin 3D Printer Aimed at the Dental Industry

Microlay, the Madrid-based dental printer manufacturer, released a new high-quality 3D printer called The Versus. However, there are several competitors for dental 3D printers out on the market - is it better than its competition?

Featured image of Chanel Creates 3D Printed Mascara Brush for Better Application
Looking Gorgeous Mar 22, 2018
Chanel Creates 3D Printed Mascara Brush for Better Application

French fashion brand Chanel is launching Le Révolution Volume mascara which has a 3D printed mascara brush. The 3D printed brush is the first of its kind to be manufactured on such a large scale.

Featured image of Dad Turns his Kid’s Drawing into a 3D Printed Toy
Cheaper Birthday Surprises Mar 21, 2018
Dad Turns his Kid’s Drawing into a 3D Printed Toy

Doting father, Bob Clagett of I Like to Make Stuff, used 3D modeling and printing to turn his son's drawing into a 3D printed toy and his latest YouTube video shows you how you can do the same.

Featured image of LimeLite Creates Energy-Efficient Lighting Range using 3D Printing
Light Up Mar 20, 2018
LimeLite Creates Energy-Efficient Lighting Range using 3D Printing

LimeLite, a lighting manufacturer based in Swinburne, Australia, worked with product designers from Swinburne’s School of Design to create a 3D printed energy efficient lighting range called On Track.

Featured image of Lehvoss Group Provides Carbon-Reinforced Thermoplastics for World’s First 3D Printed Yacht
Come Sail Away... Mar 20, 2018
Lehvoss Group Provides Carbon-Reinforced Thermoplastics for World’s First 3D Printed Yacht

Livrea Yacht, an ambitious project from two Italian boat builders, will be the first-ever 3D printed yacht. The Hamburg-based Lehvoss Group is providing the team with carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastics to produce parts with dedicated direct extrusion 3D printing technology.

Featured image of Stunning 3D Printed Cathedral of St James in Transparent Resin
Celestial Bodies Mar 20, 2018
Stunning 3D Printed Cathedral of St James in Transparent Resin

Croatian company Vectrino used 3D printing to create a replica of the Šibenik Cathedral of St James, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for a new exhibition.

Featured image of Largest Pictish Stone in Scotland is 3D Scanned
Scottish Legends Mar 19, 2018
Largest Pictish Stone in Scotland is 3D Scanned

Researchers from Historic Environment Scotland (HES) used 3D scanning to find out more about the largest Pictish Stone in Scotland, UK. This work is part of the ongoing Rae Project which is digitally documenting all of the properties in HES's care.

Featured image of This 3D Printed Stethoscope is Medical-Grade and Costs $3
Heartbeats Mar 18, 2018
This 3D Printed Stethoscope is Medical-Grade and Costs $3

Dr. Tarek Loubani developed a 3D printed stethoscope which can be made using recycled plastic in 3 hours for just $3. The device is especially useful in low-income countries which have little access to diagnostic tools.

Featured image of GT-Moto 3D Prints Prototypes for Custom-Built Motorcycles
Two Wheels Good Mar 17, 2018
GT-Moto 3D Prints Prototypes for Custom-Built Motorcycles

GT-Moto is a motorcycle shop in Texas using a Robo R2 3D printer and Robo’s carbon fiber PLA to save time and money while prototyping custom parts.

Featured image of Carbodeon and Tiamet 3D Develop Nanodiamond-Enhanced 3D Printing Filaments
Nanodiamonds Are Forever Mar 16, 2018
Carbodeon and Tiamet 3D Develop Nanodiamond-Enhanced 3D Printing Filaments

Carbodeon and Tiamet 3D strike up a strategic partnership to develop nanodiamond-enhanced 3D printing filament. This PLA-based material will provide enhanced thermal and mechanical properties, including a 100 percent increase in tensile strength.

Advertisement
Advertisement