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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

Mar 20, 2017
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World of Wonder
Morehshin Allahyari Recreates Artefacts Destroyed by ISIS with 3D Printing

With her latest exhibition, artist Morehshin Allahyari questions how to responsibly recreate ancient artefacts destroyed by ISIS.

Mar 19, 2017
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Vote for Victoria!
Victoria Hand Project in Google.org Impact Challenge

The Victoria Hand Project (VHP) is up for the chance of winning $750,000 from the Google.org Impact Challenge. You can help out by voting.

Mar 18, 2017
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Anatomy Inspired Art
3D Printed Pig’s-Eye Model Shortlisted for Wellcome Image Awards 2017

The 2017 Wellcome Image Awards took place this week and the shortlisted images are now on public display in galleries around the world.

Mar 17, 2017
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Print, Wash and Ship
Carbon 3D adds New “M2” Pro 3D Printer, New FPU Material

With a new “SpeedCell” system and the industrial-grade “M2” 3D printer, Carbon 3D enters the realms of high-volume manufacturing.

Mar 16, 2017
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Fly Away Butterfly
MAAK: Australian Designer’s 3D Printed Dress at Vancouver Fashion Week

Australian fashion studio MAAK has a 3D printed dress made from butterflies to showcase at Vancouver Fashion Week 2017.

Mar 16, 2017
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19th Century 3D Prints
Students Use 3D Printing to Develop 19th Century Printing Press Type

Students in 6th grade used 3D modelling and printing to create movable type for their school's 19th century Chandler & Price printing press.

Mar 15, 2017
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Smooth Operator
Researchers Develop “3D-CMF” to Offer Higher Quality Surface Finishing for 3D Prints

Researchers at Waseda University have developed the 3D Chemical Melting Finishing (3D-CMF) process to improve the quality of resin-based FDM prints.

Mar 14, 2017
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Makers Gotta Make
Cults3D Special MAKES Challenge Partners with BCN3D and Judged by All3DP

Cults3D is offering the chance to win a BCN3D Sigma R17 printer, filament, or a gift card. To enter, upload a photo of your Cults3D print.

Mar 14, 2017
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Sky's the Limit
Could Cazza Build the World’s First 3D Printed Skyscraper in Dubai?

Cazza is a Dubai-based start-up which has released ambitious plans to use "crane printing" and build the world's first 3D printed skyscraper.

Mar 11, 2017
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Cloud Atlas
Artists Drzach and Suchy Create Beautiful 3D Printed “Shadow Cloud”

The Shadow Cloud by Drzach and Suchy is a 3D printed art piece which casts unusual shadows depending on the angle of illumination.

Mar 9, 2017
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Not only for train model enthusiasts
Shapeways User Sells 7000 3D Printed Scale Model Railways

A Shapeways user, Stony Smith, has sold 7,000 scale model railroad items with his online shop and turned his hobby into a success.

Mar 9, 2017
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Making Surgery More Efficient
Multi-Colored 3D Printed Livers Help Doctors Prepare for Tumor Surgery

A medical student in Poland is helping doctors prepare for tricky surgeries by creating patient specific multi-colored 3D printed livers.

Mar 8, 2017
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Redo Those Ruined Prints
Bend and Customize Finished 3D Prints with “Hotflex” Composite

German computer scientists are working on a way to allow customization of individual prints by developing a composite called Hotflex.

Mar 3, 2017
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Fresh Ink
LLNL Team Pioneer 3D Printing Aerospace-Grade Carbon Fiber

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers are the first to 3D print aerospace-grade carbon fiber composites allowing for optimization.

Mar 3, 2017
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Great Weekend Project
3D Printed Clock with Tourbillon Wins Pinshape’s Designer of the Month

Christoph Laimer builds watches and has been named Pinshape's Designer of the Month for his 3D printed watch with tourbillon.