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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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Woof! Dec 5, 2017
Puppy’s Life Saved by 3D Printed Mask After Attack by Savage Dog

Loca, a four-month-old puppy, underwent extensive surgery and was the first dog to receive a custom 3D printed mask after a savage attack.

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World First Dec 4, 2017
RAMLAB & Partners Develop World’s First 3D Printed Ship Propeller

The Port of Rotterdam’s Additive Manufacturing LAB unveiled a 3D printing project to print the first marine propeller - called the 'WAAMpeller.'

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Ultimate Filament? Dec 4, 2017
FiloAlfa Merges Best of ABS & PLA Qualities with Launch of ALFA+ Filament

Filament manufacturer FILOALFA is releasing the new ALFA+ filament, which offers strength and heat resistance at a competitive price.

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Say Goodbye Dec 1, 2017
TechShop Faces Bankruptcy and Closes All 14 Shops

TechShop, which was open for 11 years, now faces bankruptcy and all 14 shops across the US are closing effective immediately. If you're a member, email to avoid losing your money.

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Innovation from Waste Dec 1, 2017
Start-up in Togo Creates 3D Printers From E-Waste

WoeLab is a startup in Togo, Africa, which created a 3D printer using e-waste and is now providing schools with similar 3D printers too. 

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Run! Dec 1, 2017
Brooks Running, HP & SUPERfeet Partner to Create Personalized Running Shoes

Brooks Running, HP and Superfeet are teaming up to bring runners the perfect, highly-personalized running shoe using 3D scanning technology.

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Cat and Camera Nov 30, 2017
3D Printed Flying Camera Enables Fans to Play with Tuco the Cat

Maker Micah Elizabeth Scott is using 3D printing to create a cable-bot flying camera so viewers can interact with her cat, Tuco.

Featured image of Start-up “Candid” Raises $15 Million for 3D Printed Dental Aligners
Say Cheese! Nov 30, 2017
Start-up “Candid” Raises $15 Million for 3D Printed Dental Aligners

Candid, the dental start-up, raised $15 million in a Series A financing round and now plan to expand their operations to find new customers.

Featured image of Sony’s ‘Bauble Me’ Pop-Up Turns Your Face into a Tree Ornament
Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas Nov 29, 2017
Sony’s ‘Bauble Me’ Pop-Up Turns Your Face into a Tree Ornament

Elves are bringing their 3D scanning equipment to two 'Bauble Me' Pop Ups in Manchester and London to turn your face into decorations.

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New Kid on the Block Nov 28, 2017
Former 3D Systems CEO Avi Reichental to Become Nano Dimension’s Co-Chairman

Former president and CEO of 3D Systems, Avi Reichental, is joining Israeli PCB printer company Nano Dimension as co-chairman.

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Save the Planet! Nov 28, 2017
Protecting Coral Reefs through 3D Visualizations

To save the coral reefs, researchers are 3D mapping them so they can learn more about how they live, grow and resist environmental changes.

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Practice Makes Perfect Nov 28, 2017
Stratasys Launches Anatomy Modeling Platform BioMimics

Stratasys is launching the BioMimics platform which enables physicians to 3D print reliable, accurate and complex anatomical structures for practice and education.

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It's a Dog's Life Nov 26, 2017
Bernese Mountain Dog Receives Life-saving 3D Printed Titanium Implant

A Bernese Mountain Dog received a life-saving 3D printed titanium implant to reconstruct his jaw after the removal of a cancerous tumor

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Who You Gonna Call? The Police. Nov 25, 2017
Students Develop 3D Printed “Ghostbuster” to Alert Drivers on Wrong Side of the Road

Students from Germany are tackling the problem of "ghost drivers" by creating a 3D printed device which can alert the driver or authorities.

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Drink Up! Nov 23, 2017
3D Printed Vocktail Makes You Think Water is a Cocktail

The Vocktail is a glass device which "turns" water into a virtual cocktail by manipulating taste, color and flavor with electric pulses.

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Fit for a Queen Nov 23, 2017
3D Scanning and Printing Save British Monarchy’s Wedding Cake

In time for Queen Elizabeth II’s and Prince Philip’s 70th anniversary, a damaged replica of their wedding cake was recreated with 3D scanning and printing.

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Seedy Pickers Nov 22, 2017
This 3D Printed Robot Picks Strawberries Better than Humans

Belgian engineering company, Octinion, created a strawberry picking robot with a 3D printed soft gripper which ensures the fruit goes undamaged. 

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Come Together Nov 21, 2017
DyeMansion and EOS Announce Strategic Partnership

DyeMansion and EOS announced a strategic partnership after formnext this year and will be providing customers with high-quality, full plastic AM production chains 

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King Gorm the Old Rises Once More Nov 21, 2017
3D Scanning & Printing Denmark’s First Viking King, Gorm the Old

Scientists in Denmark recently exhumed the body believed to be King Gorm to learn more about him through 3D scanning and printing.

Featured image of Thanks to 3D Printing, Chinoiserie Dragons are Returning to London’s Great Pagoda in Kew Gardens
Dragons Return to London Nov 21, 2017
Thanks to 3D Printing, Chinoiserie Dragons are Returning to London’s Great Pagoda in Kew Gardens

In 2018, the Great Pagoda in London will reopen to the public after restoration, this time with 3D printed (not wooden) Chinoiserie dragons.

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