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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 27, 2017
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Inspired by Nature
Atropos is a Robot Arm That Weaves Fiber Like Spiders Would Do

Atropos is a 6-axis robot arm which can 3D Print Fiberglass Composites and could make printing buildings a lot easier and quicker.

Mar 26, 2017
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Feeling Robotic Hands
Researchers Develop Biomimetic Forebrain for 3D Printed Robot Hands

Researchers from the University of Bristol and BRL received funding to develop a biomimetic forebrain giving robot hands a sense of touch.

Mar 24, 2017
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Hollywood Watches
Hamilton Refreshes Ventura Watch Range with 3D Printed Dial

Hamilton has re-introduced three versions of the Ventura, a watch design which goes back to '57, and they've incorporated some 3D prints.

Mar 24, 2017
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The Next Picasso
ZMorph 3D Printer Learns To Draw Jazzy Images with Free DIY Pen Toolhead

ZMorph fan, Paolo Fiaschi, developed a pen toolhead for his older ZMorph printer which can draw any vortex shape or pattern and you can too.

Mar 23, 2017
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Pret-a-Printer
FGILA Discusses Future of Fashion with 3D Printing & Sewbots

Last week, FGILA brought together people in the fashion industry to discuss "Fashion Technology Innovation, Challenges and New Frontiers."

Mar 23, 2017
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Technical Wizardry
US Navy Holds a 3D Print-a-Thon at the Pentagon

The Navy 3D Print-a-thon held at the Pentagon saw twenty naval organizations displaying their most recent 3D printed innovations.

Mar 23, 2017
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Perfect Way to Start a Day
Would You Drink Genetically Engineered Yeast Instead of Cow’s Milk?

Perfect Day is a startup using 3D printing and fermentation to develop animal-friendly milk which doesn't involve any cows.

Mar 22, 2017
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Visit the Science Museum!
Little Lucy Gives Life-Saving 3D Prints of Kidney to London Science Museum

3D printed models which helped saved four-year-old Lucy Boucher's life will be on display in the Science Museum in London from 2019.

Mar 22, 2017
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Map the Way
You Can Now 3D Print US Topography thanks to Iowa State University

ISU and the Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences created a website which will allow you to 3D print customized maps of the US.

Mar 21, 2017
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Support Where It's Needed
Andiamo 3D Printing Braces to Improve Quality of Life for Cerebral Palsy Sufferers

Andiamo is a health tech company creating 3D printed braces, set up by parents honoring their son who died from cerebral palsy complications.

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 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.