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.
Researchers from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, are 3D-bioprinting scaffolds to regrow damaged nerve cells.
Researchers at ETH Zurich have realized the first full-scale architectural project using 3D sand printing for its formwork. The result is a huge lightweight concrete "Smart Slab" at the DFAB House.
A new 3D printing facility has been opened at the Department of Orthopaedics at Kasturba Hospital in India. Already, two children's lives have been changed as they received prosthetic limbs.
Chinese researchers from Zhejiang University in China have created an improved 3D nanofabrication method which uses ice and electron beam technology. The method cuts down on the time it takes to develop structures using standard e-beam lithography.
Amazon, the American electronic commerce giant, is now selling own-brand 3D printer filaments amongst the "essentials" of its AmazonBasics range.
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel researchers has published a study titled "Digital Audio Signature for 3D Printing Integrity", examining the use of "audio fingerprints" to help detect cyber-attacks on 3D printers.
The dream of becoming Iron Man is more achievable than ever thanks to Richard Browning's 3D printed Jet Suit, which is now on sale at Selfridges in London. However, expect to pay an eye-watering £340,000 for the privilege of owning this kerosene-fueled contraption.
Autodesk has now introduced its 2019 version of Netfabb, the additive manufacturing and design software. Improvements such as better 3MF support and changes to the latticing function should make working with 3D printable files more comfortable.
The CIM UPC, the technological center of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, is launching a Master in Design and Engineering for Additive Manufacturing which is the first course of its kind in Spain to focus on 3D printing.
In August this year, the Walt Disney Animation Studio will debut its first VR short film called Cycles. It will be the headliner at the ACM SIGGRAPH conference in Vancouver.
Josef Průša, CEO and founder of Prusa Research, has released a very detailed summer update on the Prusa Research status, covering shipping and support, Multi-Material 2.0, Slic3r PE 1.40.1, inconsistent extrusion problems, new firmware, better cooling and extruder updates.
The European Parliament released a non-binding resolution about 3D printing which the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, CECIMO, believe could be a barrier to innovation.
Chinese 3D printer manufacturer Kings3D recently presented the Evergrande Fairyland Project, an ambitious project that includes 35 highly detailed castles that were created with SLA 3D printing technology.
Printrbot, the 3D printing manufacturer which was founded in 2011 with the launch of its original Printrbot printer on Kickstarter, has announced that it's now sadly closing its doors.
3D Hubs, the world's largest network of manufacturing services, released its new Digital Manufacturing Trends report for Q3 2018. This time, there are big changes to the data due to a change in 3D Hubs’ business model.
Archie O'Brien is a student at Loughborough University in the UK who has designed an underwater jetpack called CUDA, made from 3D printed materials.
Lockheed Martin is using 3D printing technology to create huge titanium fuel tanks that will be used for satellites, potentially revolutionizing the space launch industry.