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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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Four Eyes Good Oct 12, 2017
These AR Data Glasses Are Made With SLS 3D Printers

Data glasses are a new smart wearable made with an SLS printer which are useful for industrial applications. Would you wear a pair?

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Mask Reflection Oct 11, 2017
Plastic Surgeon Uses 3D Scanning and Printing to Show Clients’ their Future Face

A plastic surgeon in Turkey is using 3D scanning and printing to create masks, in color, to show patients how they'll look after surgery. 

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Reducing Wait Times Oct 10, 2017
International Stem Cell Corporation Claims Breakthrough in Bioprinting Liver Cells

International Stem Cell Corporation are using a new 3D bioprinting method to produce 3D liver tissue and help treat liver diseases. 

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Less Ow! Oct 9, 2017
Yona Care Will Make Trips to the Gynecologist Less Uncomfortable

Yona Care is offering a new speculum design, developed using 3D printing, which hopes to make gynecologist trips more enjoyable.

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3D Printing in Space Oct 8, 2017
India Space Research Organisation Used 3D Printing to Develop Antenna Now in Outer Orbit

India Space Research Organisation launched a 3D printed antenna into space and found the tech offers lighter parts in a quick period of time.

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Better Diagnosis Oct 7, 2017
3D Prints of Brain Scans Aids Doctors with Diagnosis and Treatment

3D printing brain scans could help doctors diagnose and treat brain tumors and has already changed what we know about MS lesions. 

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Saving Lives Oct 6, 2017
3D Printed Neonatal Manikins with Simulated Organs Improve Surgical Success

Patient-specific neonatal manikins, created using 3D printing and 3D printed molds, help surgeons practice before heading into surgery.

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Visualize, Print, Augment Oct 5, 2017
Apple Wins Patent for 3D Printing System with ARKit

A patent application was granted to Apple which lays outs a 3D printing system that works in tandem with ARKit Augmented Reality.

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Genuine Fake Oct 5, 2017
Mofrel is a Fake Leather 2.5D Printer Made by Casio

Casio has developed a 2.5D printer called Mofrel which can produce high quality plastic "leather", currently on display in Japan.

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Speed it On Up Oct 4, 2017
GE Healthcare Opens 3D Printing and Design Center in Sweden

GE Healthcare's Innovative Design and Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center for Europe is now open in Uppsala, Sweden.

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Golden Ticket Oct 4, 2017
New York Cafe Creates Arty Chocolate with Makerbot Replicator 2

Architect Peter Zaharatos uses 3D printers to create moulds and make sculpture inspired chocolate bars at his Long Island City cafe, Sugarcube.

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High PerFORMance Parts Oct 3, 2017
Somos and 3D Hubs Collaborate to Create 3D Printed Tools and Molds

Somos and 3D Hubs are joining forces to offer customers access to highly accurate 3D printed tools and molds with a quick turnaround time.

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Make it Together Oct 2, 2017
Collaborate with Other Makers Using MasterpieceVR Software

MasterpieceVR software makes it possible to collaborate with other 3D modelers and live stream to the masses through Facebook or YouTube.

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Rebuilding Lives Oct 2, 2017
iMedTech Group 3D Prints Prostheses for Breast Cancer Survivors

South African mechanical engineering technologist Nneile Nkholise uses 3D print tech to create 1,000 prostheses for breast cancer survivors.

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Making a Lego World Sep 29, 2017
Watch this YouTuber Assemble a Giant 3D Printed Lego Go-Kart

Matt Denton and his 8-year-old nephew assemble a regular Lego Go-Kart Kit 1972, alongside a 3D printed version which is five times larger.

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Better Prosthetics Sep 28, 2017
3D Printed Heart Valves Improve Surgery Success Rates

Researchers from Piedmont Heart Institute and Georgia Institute of Technology are using 3D printed heart valves to improve patient outcome.

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Looking Good Sep 28, 2017
Powder & Heat Develops Customizable 3D Printed Glasses

Powder & Heat creates fashionable 3D printed glasses for every personality with 9 different color combinations and 12 texture combinations.

Featured image of Cucuyo is a 3D Printed Cafe Opening at Pérez Art Museum Miami
Time for Tea Sep 28, 2017
Cucuyo is a 3D Printed Cafe Opening at Pérez Art Museum Miami

Cucuyo is a 3D printed cafe, part installation, part eatery, at the Pérez Art Museum Miami where visitors can relax.

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Reverse Engineering Made Simple Sep 27, 2017
Scanning Royal Netherlands Navy Vessels for Easier Repairs

Artec 3D scanners saved time and money for Marinebedrijf Koninklijke Marine when servicing Royal Netherlands Navy vessels.

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Time for a 3D Printed Watch Sep 26, 2017
Designers Notaroberto-Boldrini 3D Print New Line of Watches

Notaroberto-Boldrini are two designers who are using a Zortrax M200 to ensure they're in control of an entirely 3D printed watch design.

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