Author image of Hanna Watkin

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

Jan 3, 2017
Featured image of Swiss Watchmakers Use 3D Printing to Cut Costs of Bespoke Watches
Time Will Tell
Swiss Watchmakers Use 3D Printing to Cut Costs of Bespoke Watches

Swiss watchmakers are slowly but surely adopting 3D printing as a way to cut costs in the making of bespoke pieces.

Jan 2, 2017
Featured image of 3D Printed Paper Airplane Gun Fires 120 Planes per Minute
Least Intimidating Machine Gun in the World
3D Printed Paper Airplane Gun Fires 120 Planes per Minute

The PFM-A5 v2.0 is a 3D printed paper airplane gun which can amazingly fold then fire up to 120 planes per minute.

Dec 29, 2016
Featured image of 3D Print Your Own Unique Greeting and Thank You Cards with gDraw
Gracias!
3D Print Your Own Unique Greeting and Thank You Cards with gDraw

A homemade software called gDraw allows you to sketch a design in 2D and then create a G-Code file that can be 3D printed - perfect for thank you cards.

Dec 28, 2016
Featured image of This 3D Printed Chevrolet Camaro Engine is Fully Functional
... And It Doesn‘t Need Gasoline
This 3D Printed Chevrolet Camaro Engine is Fully Functional

Ever wanted to build your own Chevrolet Camaro engine? Eric Harrell has proven that it can be done with just a 3D printer and some screws.

Dec 27, 2016
Featured image of Surgeons and Engineers Create Medical FabLab in Madrid Hospital
Saving Lives One Print at a Time
Surgeons and Engineers Create Medical FabLab in Madrid Hospital

Slowly but surely, more doctors use 3D printing to prepare for surgery. In hospital Marañón in Madrid, surgeons and engineers teamed up to establish a medical Fablab.

Dec 27, 2016
Featured image of Team Unlimbited Change Lives from a Garden Shed
Shed Loads
Team Unlimbited Change Lives from a Garden Shed

A duo of British men calling themselves Team Unlimbited are helping change the lives of children all around the world - with some help from a 3D printer.

Dec 22, 2016
Featured image of The Programmable Box Helps Kids Learn How to Code
Magic Box
The Programmable Box Helps Kids Learn How to Code

The Programmable Box is a flexible programming platform based on the Arduino processor, with numerous ways to teach coding concepts to kids.

Dec 22, 2016
Featured image of Vanina Leaves Jewelry is Made From 3D Printed Paper
Bling Bling
Vanina Leaves Jewelry is Made From 3D Printed Paper

The VANINA jewelry line explores the synergy between sustainability and fashion. Their latest creation involves 3D printed paper leaves.

Dec 21, 2016
Featured image of Pi-Palette is a Hacker’s Cosmetic Case Designed by Sexy Cyborg
Max Factor
Pi-Palette is a Hacker’s Cosmetic Case Designed by Sexy Cyborg

Maker Sexy Cyborb has created another masterpiece -- the "Pi-Palette" is a "pentesting computer" hidden away in a cosmetic case.

Dec 20, 2016
Featured image of £2.8 Million Fund to Research 3D Printed Synthetic Bone for Landmine Survivors
Anti-Minecraft
£2.8 Million Fund to Research 3D Printed Synthetic Bone for Landmine Survivors

Survivors of landmine blasts may soon benefit from 3D printed synthetic bone thanks to a £2.8m research grant at the University of Glasgow.

Dec 16, 2016
Featured image of 3D Printed Meso-Brain Project Receives €3.3M Funding
Weird Science
3D Printed Meso-Brain Project Receives €3.3M Funding

Meso-Brain is a 3D printing project that has received €3.3 million from the European Commission’s Future and Emerging Technology (FET) fund.

Dec 15, 2016
Featured image of Chinese Scientists Implant 3D Printed Blood Vessels into Monkeys
... And it Worked!
Chinese Scientists Implant 3D Printed Blood Vessels into Monkeys

Chinese scientists at Sichuan Revotek have successfully implanted 3D bioprinted blood vessels made from stem cells into rhesus monkeys.

Dec 14, 2016
Featured image of Wild and Woolly: 3D Printed iPhone Cases Covered in Real Fur
It's So Fluffy!
Wild and Woolly: 3D Printed iPhone Cases Covered in Real Fur

If you're looking for a new way to accessorise your iPhone and don't mind using real fur, Wild and Woolly has a fluffy 3D printed solution.

Dec 8, 2016
Featured image of 3D Print a Tiny Town to Help You Better Arrange Apartment Furniture
Tiny Town
3D Print a Tiny Town to Help You Better Arrange Apartment Furniture

A Formlabs engineer is using SLA 3D printing to model and arrange his awkwardly designed future apartment, dubbing it "Tiny Town."

Dec 8, 2016
Featured image of The Victoria Hand Project Uses 3D Printing to Create Ergonomic Prosthetics
Helping Hand
The Victoria Hand Project Uses 3D Printing to Create Ergonomic Prosthetics

Low-cost 3D printed hands for amputees across the world gets an aesthetic upgrade as The Victoria Hand Project details its newest development.