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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

Jul 14, 2017
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Could Print the Future Launch World’s First 3D Printing Chain?

Canadian company Print the Future is launching a 3D printing chain, inviting customers to personalize purchases and print them in store.

Jul 14, 2017
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Unlimited Tomorrow CEO Creates Lifelike 3D Printed Hand for Young Momo

LaChappelle is a young engineer who is using 3D printing to develop high-tech prosthetics for amputees with his company Unlimited Tomorrow.

Jul 13, 2017
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3D Printed Self Healing Gel Can Repair Your Smashed Phone Screen

Melbourne Chemical Engineering researchers are developing a gel which could prevent your phone screen from cracking and are using 3D printing.

Jul 13, 2017
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New Marijuana Filament Will Let You 3D Print Medicinal Edibles

Potent Rope is an edible cannabis filament which can be made using a regular desktop 3D printer, but beware of contamination before munching.

Jul 13, 2017
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Fender Offers Studio-Quality 3D Printed In-Ear Monitors

Fender is offering a two new lines of in-ear monitors for very different price ranges and they're using 3D printing technology to do it.

Jul 13, 2017
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Hauke-Scheer Creates Mini-Me Action Figures with 3D Printing

Hauke-Scheer is offering everyone the chance to see their own head on a 3D printed action figure which can move better than most humans.

Jul 13, 2017
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Researchers 3D Print a Hydrogel Bioreactor

Researchers have used 3D printing to create a long lasting bioreactor. This new yeast-wrangling device could be a new way to create alcohol.

Jul 12, 2017
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Levitating Materials: Neurotechnology’s Non-Contact 3D Printing Method

Neurotechnology has announced a patent-pending ultrasonic particle manipulation method which could completely transform manufacturing.

Jul 11, 2017
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Google Makes VR Content Creation Easy with New Blocks App

Online behemoth Google has just released Blocks, a new 3D modeling software that promises easy and accessible content creation for VR.

Jul 10, 2017
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Marine Corps’ Newest Smart Vehicles Order 3D Printed Replacement Parts Automatically

The Marine Corps are developing a process meaning military vehicles can diagnose and send off for their own replacement, 3D printed parts.

Jul 7, 2017
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Lady of Cao: Ancient Face Reconstructed with 3D Printing

The face of an ancient leader, the Lady of Cao, has been reconstructed by scientists in Peru using 3D scanning and printing techniques.

Jul 6, 2017
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Students Learn About 3D Printing Homes in Kenya with BetterPlace International

Students from the College of Environmental Design spent their summer break in Kenya, learning about 3D printed houses for BetterPlace International.

Jul 6, 2017
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Swiss Researchers Begin Construction of the DFAB HOUSE

The DFAB HOUSE is the world's first building made from predominantly digital processes by a collaboration of professionals in Switzerland.

Jul 3, 2017
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Hyperflesh 3D Prints Molds to Create “Disturbingly Realistic” Masks

Hyperflesh founder and creator Landon Meier uses Lulzbot 3D printing to speed up the process of developing giant hyperrealistic masks.

Jul 1, 2017
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Pixar Artist Develops Life-Like 3D Printed Animated Robots

Artist Alonso Martinez develops 3D printed life-like robots for a project which explores how simple designs can have a big personality.