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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 2, 2017
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Plastic Space
MIT Rocket Team Blasts Off with Plastic 3D Printed Rocket Motor

MIT Rocket Team, working with Markforged, 3D print a rocket motor using plastic. It successfully fired, breaking new ground in rocketry.

May 1, 2017
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Puppy Power
Animal Avengers 3D Print Prosthetic for Zeus the Whippet Puppy

The Animal Avengers have fitted puppy, Zeus, with a 3D printed "ballet shoe" to help him walk properly after his foot was chewed off.

Apr 28, 2017
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Using 3D Printed Bolus for Effective Cancer Treatment

Cancer patients at Banner Health's NCMC Oncology Department will receive 3D printed precise molds, called bolus, for radiation treatment.

Apr 27, 2017
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Monoprice’s “MP Select Mini V2”: Great New Features and a $219 Price Tag

Have you been wondering which budget 3D printer to buy? Check out the Monoprice MP Select Mini 3D Printed V2 costing just $219.

Apr 27, 2017
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Cosy 3D Printed Dome
MIT’s Autonomous Construction Rig 3D Prints Affordable Homes

MIT researchers are developing an autonomous construction rig that uses 3D printing and robotics to quickly create structures.

Apr 26, 2017
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German Industrial Group Thyssenkrupp to Launch 3D Printing Center in September

German industrial group, Thyssenkrupp, has announced the launch of a 3D printing center which will produce plastic and metal products.

Apr 26, 2017
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Printed McDonalds?
Food Printing Conference Explores How Tech adds Value to the Red Meat Industry

A cooking demonstration involving 3D printing red meat will the highlight at the 3D Food Printing Conference in Asia-Pacific in Melbourne.

Apr 26, 2017
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3D Printed Medical Miracle
Woman Receives 3D Printed Skull Implant After Brain Tumor Removal

A British twenty-year-old underwent surgery to remove a brain tumor and received a 3D printed skull implant after complications.

Apr 26, 2017
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The Missing Ink
Scientists Develop Erasable Ink for 3D Printing Nanostructures

Scientists from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) are developing direct laser writing to create tiny prints using erasable ink.

Apr 24, 2017
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Matters of the Heart
3D Printed Biopatch to Revolutionize Treatment for Heart Attacks

Minnesota university researchers have tested a 3D printed biopatch on mice which can heal scarred tissue after a heart attack.

Apr 24, 2017
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Metal 3D Printing is About to Get Faster Thanks to Dissolving Supports

Arizona State University assistant professor has developed a method of dissolving supports to make end-to-end metal printing faster.

Apr 21, 2017
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Is the Nokia OZO Platform a Step Forward in Virtual Reality Technology?

Nokia is developing a sophisticated virtual reality platform to make high standard videos the norm through firmware and software updates.

Apr 21, 2017
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2023 Lift Off!
The Making of a Failed Planet Called Psyche

Scientists at Arizona State University have developed a 3D model of failed planet, Psyche, and plan to launch a mission to it in 2023.

Apr 20, 2017
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Lucky Winners
Cults3D Special MAKES Challenge Winners Now Announced

Cults3D has announced the lucky winners for their Special Makes Challenge. Prizes include a BCN3D Sigma R17, filament, and a gift card.

Apr 20, 2017
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It's A Small World
Gulliver’s Gate is a Huge Miniature Model with 3D Printed Components

On display in New York is Gulliver's Gate, a massive miniature made up of hundreds of landmarks created by model makers across the world.