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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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Oink Dec 22, 2017
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. 

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Magic Leap One Dec 21, 2017
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.

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Tea Time! Dec 20, 2017
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.

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Coping through 3D Printing Dec 19, 2017
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".

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New Professional Filament Dec 18, 2017
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.

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Women To Look Up To Dec 18, 2017
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. 

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Government Boost Dec 15, 2017
3D Printing Industry in China to Benefit from Government Action Plan

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology is working with 12 departments to create an action plan for boosting 3D printing.

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Cool Case! Dec 15, 2017
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.

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Unique Prizes Dec 14, 2017
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. 

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Quick and Cheap Dec 13, 2017
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.

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Vogue Dec 13, 2017
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.

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New Year, New Products Dec 12, 2017
Aleph Objects to Display New LulzBot Products at CES 2018

Aleph Objects is releasing three new products for 2018 and showcasing their seven new releases from 2017 at CES 2018 and FETC 2018 in January.

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New Year, New Change! Dec 11, 2017
Raise3D Appoints Diogo Quental as New Global CEO

Raise3D is appointing a new CEO, Diogo Quental, from January next year. Quental is offering his expertise to scale up the company's operation.

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These are not 3D prints - these are renderings of 3D prints Dec 8, 2017
Get Photorealistic Renderings of 3D Printed Materials

Allegorithmic spent months researching to bring customers a reliable preview of what 3D printed objects will look like after printing.

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New Updates Dec 8, 2017
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?

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Saving Lives Dec 7, 2017
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.

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Up-Cycling Meets Luxury Dec 7, 2017
London’s “Bottletop” Store Recycles 60.000 Bottles for 3D Printed Interior

A new store called Bottletop is opening on Regent Street in London which has a 3D printed interior made from 60,000 upcycled plastic bottles.

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Teamwork! Dec 6, 2017
Honda Employees 3D Print Prosthetic Arm for Colleague

Coworkers from Honda came together to use their skills in design, 3D scanning and printing to create a prosthetic arm for their colleague.

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Living Computational Wearables, Anyone? Dec 6, 2017
MIT Engineers 3D Print Genetically Programmed Living Cells from Bacterial Ink

MIT engineers developed new 3D printing inks from bacteria cells and hope to one day be able to print living computational, wearable platforms.

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Revolution in Architecture Dec 5, 2017
Munich Researchers 3D Print Concrete using Selective Binding

Researchers at the Technical University of Munich experiment with different methods of 3D printing concrete to revolutionize architecture.

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