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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

Aug 10, 2017
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Jaw Dropping!
CADSkills Develops 3D Printed Titanium Jaw Implant to Reduce Surgical Time

CADSkills has developed a titanium 3D printed implant called AMSJI which saves patients from discomfort and speeds up recovery.

Aug 10, 2017
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It's Alive!
3D Printed Strandbeest Has Motor, Will Crawl

Besides being mini, this Strandbeest uses 3D printing and motors rather than the wind and PVC pipes for its locomotion.

Aug 9, 2017
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Hip Hip Hooray
US Surgeons Optimize Surgery Prep with 3D Printed Femurs

A team of surgeons and engineers in the US have used 3D printed femurs for surgery preparation in real world conditions.

Aug 9, 2017
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Fitness Fanatics Rejoice!
PrintMyRoute Will 3D Print Your Favorite All-Time Fitness Routes

The new startup PrintMyRoute will take GPS data and 3D print the route of your favorite cycling or running journey.

Aug 9, 2017
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An Eye for Brilliance
US Teen Invents “Eyeagnosis” System to Diagnose Diabetic Retinopathy

In her spare time, enterprising 16-year-old Kavya Kopparupu has made a cheap and effective 3D printed system to diagnose diabetic retinopathy.

Aug 8, 2017
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I Scream Ice Cream
Proto Labs Helped Develop 3D Printed Easiscoop Prototypes

Easiscoop and Easispread are self-heating kitchen utensils coming to IndieGoGo soon after creators developed prototypes with Proto Labs.

Aug 8, 2017
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Ancient Wonders
Joint Mitnor Cave in Devon Reopens with 3D Printed Fossil Replicas

Joint Mitnor cave in the UK, ransacked by thieves two years ago, is reopening with the stolen fossils replaced by 3D printed duplicates.

Aug 8, 2017
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FAKE (Fruit) NEWS
Researchers Invent 3D Printed Apple to Monitor Fruit in Transit

Researchers are exploring ways to make fruit great again; a 3D printed apple or mango which can monitor thermal responses in transit

Aug 7, 2017
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Bigger is Better
Building a Bigger, More Powerful Wind Turbine with 3D Printing?

How high can a wind turbine go? Professor Eric Loth hopes to build a 1,650 foot high turbine out at sea and is exploring 3D printing blades.

Aug 4, 2017
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Recreating Ancient Art
Xian Chizi Digital Technology Uses 3D Printing to Create Ancient Chinese Replicas

Xian Chizi Digital Technology studio uses 3D printing to create replicas and moulds of ancient art found in the Shaanxi province.

Aug 4, 2017
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Open Doors
ACEO Opens Specialist Silicone Print Lab in Germany

In Burghausen, Germany, silicone 3D print specialist ACEO opens the doors to its innovative tech with workshops and a new 3D print service.

Aug 3, 2017
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Flying Sparks
SparkMaker 3D Printer: Interview with Co-Founder Blue Zeng

Burning up crowdfunding is the SparkMaker, a budget SLA 3D printer with an impressive feature set. ALL3DP interviews co-founder Blue Zeng.

Aug 3, 2017
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Stable Winner
Bart Aernouts Wins Triathlons with 3D Printed Insoles by Phits

Bart Aernouts won two triathlons this year including the Lazarote Ironman and Challenge Roth with help from Phits 3D printed insoles.

Jul 31, 2017
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Saving Face
Revolutionizing Facial Reconstructive Surgery with 3D Printing

3D printing brings major improvements to facial reconstructive surgery, helping to better recreate a patient's face after serious trauma.

Jul 28, 2017
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Safe and Sound
Cascade Lacrosse Uses Lulzbot 3D Printers to Prototype Helmets

Cascade Lacrosse uses 3D printing to test new ideas and bring comfortable, safe helmets to the market in a shorter amount of time.