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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

Feb 9, 2017
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Print Your Presents
20 Romantic Things to 3D Print for Valentine’s Day

If you've neglected to remember the fact that it is soon to be Valentine's day; don't fret as there is still time to whip up something on your 3D printer.

Feb 8, 2017
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Wonder Stroller
Prototyping a Multifunctional Walker with 3D Printing

Designer Eliza Wrobel created a multifunctional walker prototype using a 3D printer to help disabled people who want to remain active.

Feb 7, 2017
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Happy Tree Friends
Grandparents Make 3D Printed Tree House for Birthday Present

For their granddaughter Josslyn's third birthday, maker grandparents use incredible skills to build an extra special 3D printed tree house.

Feb 7, 2017
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Print like Nature Builds
Researchers Control Structure of 3D Printed Ceramic Foam

Researchers at Harvard and MIT have 3D printed lightweight porous honeycombs with tunable stiffness geometry and density using a ceramic foam.

Feb 6, 2017
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Maker Nation
Malta Invests in 3D Printers for Schools Nationwide

The Ministry of Education and Employment in Malta is investing in Ultimaker 3D printers so that students can develop key skills.

Feb 3, 2017
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High-Rise
Exploring Healthy Cities with SuperMaterial Exhibition

SuperMaterial is a major public exhibition by The Built Environment Trust which will explore the idea of "healthy cities" in London.

Feb 2, 2017
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Norse GCode
3D Prophecy Challenge: Win Prop Replicas from Vikings TV Show

For the History Channel's fourth season of Vikings, fans have the chance to win giveaways from the 3D Prophecy Challenge.

Feb 2, 2017
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Micro Jaws
World’s First Submillimeter Biopsy Forceps to Detect Cancer

Made with 3D printing, the world's first submillimeter biopsy forceps which could help reliably detect pancreatic cancer for early treatment.

Feb 1, 2017
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Start Your Engines
Ferrari Have New 3D Printed Piston Design for F1 2017

Seeking a competitive advantage, Ferrari are using 3D printing to develop their 2017 Formula 1 engine with an innovative new piston design.

Jan 31, 2017
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Hero in a Half Shell
Save the Pangolin with a 3D Printed Pangolin

The pangolin is the world's most hunted animal and now faces extinction. To raise awareness, one maker has designed a 3D printed pangolin.

Jan 31, 2017
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Perfect Apple Watch Mod
Beautiful 3D Printed Copper Steampunk Apple Watch Cover

Already bored of your Apple Watch's appearance? Jeremy Burnich designed a copper steampunk cover and used i.materialise to 3D print it.

Jan 30, 2017
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106 Pounds Heavier Than Traditional Designs
Old and Fat Crash-Test Dummies to Better Represent Humans

As Americans age and gain weight, the traditional crash-test dummy is losing its relevance. Instead, 3D printing has helped create older - and even obese - alternatives.

Jan 27, 2017
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Upwardly Mobile
Layer are Building Better Wheelchairs with 3D Printing

Benjamin Hubert and his company Layer are using 3D printing to create customized wheelchairs, making them more comfortable for the user.

Jan 26, 2017
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Different Strokes
Robot Picasso is a Broken 3D Printer that Turns Photos into Art

Launched on Kickstarter as part of the Make 100 campaign, Robot Picasso is a modified 3D printer which converts pictures into cubist art.

Jan 25, 2017
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Goin’ Up the Country
Kuunda 3D Tested an Ultimaker 2 Go 3D Printer in Rural Tanzania

East African company Kuunda 3D took a 3D printer to rural Tanzanian village where they showed locals the technology and tested out its utility.