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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

May 3, 2019
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Getting Hotter
Markforged Launches Flame-Retardant Material Onyx FR

Markforged, the industrial 3D printing company, has launched a flame-retardant plastic 3D printing material for use in aerospace, defense, and automotive industries.

May 2, 2019
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Think Ink
CELLINK Launches Tissue Model Kits With Bioinks and Antibodies

3D bioprinter provider CELLINK has launched new tissue model kits that provide customers with tissue-specific bioinks and antibodies.

May 2, 2019
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Eyes On The Prize
Porsche Technician Wins 2019 3D Printing Project Award

Benjamin Nenert, a designer and specialized technician of Porsche vehicles, won the 3D Printing Project Award for his design of a 1983 Porsche engine component.

May 1, 2019
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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
The New Raw Recycles Abandoned Fishing Nets into 3D Printed Seashells

The New Raw, a Rotterdam-based research and design studio, is turning ocean waste, such as abandoned "ghost" fishing nets, into 3D printed sculptures to raise awareness of environmental issues.

Apr 30, 2019
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Chemical Reactions on Demand
Researchers 3D Print All-Liquid Device Capable of Carrying Out Chemical Reactions on Demand

Department of Energy (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory researchers 3D printed a "remarkable" all-liquid device which can carry out multistep chemical reactions on demand.

Apr 30, 2019
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Loving myReflection
myReflection 3D Prints Comfortable Prosthetics for Breast Cancer Patients

myReflection is a company set up by a couple in New Zealand which uses 3D printing to create comfortable prosthetic breasts for women who have had a mastectomy. 

Apr 29, 2019
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The Beginning of the End
Sebastian Errazuriz 3D Prints Silicon Valley Moguls as Mythological Characters

Sebastian Errazuriz, a New-York based designer and artist, used 3D modeling and printing to re-imagine Silicon Valley's most famous execs as mythological characters. The work will be on display at New York's Elizabeth Collective in May.

Apr 29, 2019
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3D Printing is Coming
How Long it Would Take to 3D Print Game of Thrones Characters and Objects?

Have you ever found yourself watching Game of Thrones and wondering if you could 3D print any of this stuff? And if so, how long would it take? Here's a hint: Get ready for some long waits.

Apr 26, 2019
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Run, Run, Run
Adidas Launches Yohji Yamamoto Designed Y-3 RUNNER 4D II Sneakers

Adidas expands its line of Futurecraft 4D sneakers with the release of the Y-3 RUNNER 4D II. Produced using Carbon's speedy 3D printing technology and designed by Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto, sneaker connoisseurs are sure to get a kick out of these. 

Apr 26, 2019
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Like A Phoenix
Will Notre Dame Be Rebuilt Using 3D Printing?

CONCR3DE, a stone 3D printing company, suggests using 3D printers to rebuild Notre Dame and has already printed a replacement gargoyle to prove it's possible.

Apr 25, 2019
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One Step Ahead Of The Competition
Emporio Armani Steps Out with 3D Printed Billboard

The Italian fashion house Emporio Armani is turning heads with its latest billboard featuring a giant 3D printed version of its newly released sneaker.

Apr 25, 2019
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New Features
ZBrush 2019 Offers Non-Photorealistic Rendering and Easier Organization

Pixologic released its latest iteration of ZBrush 2019, the popular digital sculpting software, which now offers delights such as a new folder organization update to a Non-Photorealistic Rendering (NPR) system.

Apr 24, 2019
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Meet Fellow Fans
Prusa Launches Model Marketplace, Community Hub and Blog

Josef Průša, CEO and founder of Prusa Research, announces the all-new community website, PrusaPrinters.org. The new site consists of several main parts including a model marketplace that accommodates G-code, and new World user hub. It is now available to test out in Beta.

Apr 23, 2019
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Improved PCBs
TTM Adds Nano Dimension PCB 3D Printers for Production Runs

TTM Technologies, a printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing company, expanded its relationship with Nano Dimension, the additive electronics provider, by buying two DragonFly Pro to work with its current unit. 

Apr 23, 2019
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Lending a Helping Hand
Hairdresser Recycles Shampoo Bottles into 3D Printed Prosthetic Limbs

Former hairdresser Bernie Craven is creating prosthetics for children made by recycling old plastic shampoo bottles and 3D printing the extruded plastic.