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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

Apr 5, 2017
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Yay or Neigh
3D Printed “Agent Unicorn” Treats Children With ADHD

Agent Unicorn is a wearable developed by Anouk Wipprecht to help people with ADHD track their brain activity using electrodes and a camera.

Apr 4, 2017
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Pain Free Injections
3D Printed MucoJet Capsule, A Painless Way to Give Vaccines

MucoJet is a 3D printed capsule which offers an alternative to needle vaccinations and targets the buccal region of your mouth.

Apr 3, 2017
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Kicks-Starter
Wiivv Funding Custom 3D Printed Sandals On Kickstarter

Wiivv has launched a second Kickstarter campaign, this time offering customized sandals so your feet are comfortable this summer.

Apr 3, 2017
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Brace Yourself
Sinterex Develops 3D Printed Dental Implant Bridges

Sinterex is using 3D printing to quickly produce dental implant bridges, but the UAE is also pushing for more 3D printed change in dentistry.

Apr 2, 2017
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Metal Printing
Could Direct Metal Writing Offer More Reliable 3D Printed Parts?

Researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are developing "direct metal writing" to improve the process of 3D printing metals.

Apr 1, 2017
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Techie Breakkie
Formlabs Is Cooking With New Form 2 “Breakfast Extensions”

Want homemade waffles everyday? Formlabs offers a sneak peak of their mouth wateringly good "Breakfast Extensions" for the Form 2 3D printer.

Mar 31, 2017
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Miracle of Life
Blind Parents Feel Their Baby’s Ultrasound Thanks To 3D Printing

Blind parents were given the chance to feel their baby's ultrasound with the help of 3D printed models created using the Voluson E10.

Mar 30, 2017
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Slow Fashion
Would You Wear 3D Knitted Clothes from Ministry of Supply or Kniterate?

Both Ministry of Sound and Kniterate are offering the chance for you to wear 3D printed clothes. Is this lasting fashion or just a fad?

Mar 30, 2017
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Up to 100 Times Faster
Xaar Plans to Produce 3D Printed Objects on Industrial Scale

Xaar, a company which supplies industrial inkjet printheads, wants to ramp up 3D printing to industrial production speed level.

Mar 29, 2017
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Better Surgery Thanks to 3D Printing
Johnson & Johnson Debut Customized Surgical Tools

Johnson & Johnson is using 3D printing to create many innovations in medicine including customized surgical tools and pills with sensors.

Mar 28, 2017
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Oldie but Goodie
103-Year-Old Delage Type-S Saved by 3D Scanning and Printing

Facing retirement, 3D scanning and printing is used to rescue a 103-year-old Delage Type-S grand prix car from the great junkyard in the sky.

Mar 28, 2017
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Laugh and Donate
3D Printed Red Noses for Comic Relief 2017 of Celebrity Caricatures

For this year's Comic Relief Red Nose Day charity event, 3D printing made an appearance in the form of celebrity caricature red noses.

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 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.