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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 18, 2017
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The Bee's Knees
“Beeing Human”: A 3D Printed Clothing Line Inspired by Honeycombs

Jamela Law is a "recyclopath" fashion designer using 3D printing to create nature inspired designs. Her latest collection is called Beeing Human.

Jul 18, 2017
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Ca-ching!
Desktop Metal Receives $115 Million in Latest Funding Round

Desktop Metal received $115 million in funding and by September this year, the first 3D printer will be available with the more expensive option ready for next year.

Jul 17, 2017
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Matters of the Heart
Artificial Silicone Heart 3D Printed by ETH Zurich

Researchers from ETH Zurich have developed an entirely soft artificial heart made with a 3D printing and lost-wax casting technique.

Jul 17, 2017
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Yum!
Aquapioneers Offer a 3D Printed Urban Farming System

Aquapioneers is a Spanish start-up asking for funding for their open source, aquaponics kit which allows you to easily grow your own food.

Jul 16, 2017
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Jarvis Not Included
Patient Redditor 3D Prints Iron Man Costume on an Up Mini

Proving a small build volume is no limitation, Reddit user JayLuvLL has 3D printed an entire Iron Man costume using only his Up Mini.

Jul 14, 2017
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Shop 'til You Drop
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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High Five
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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Fixed It
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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High Hopes
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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Personalized Action Figure
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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Three Cheers for Quicker Beers
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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No Touching Please
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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Starting Blocks
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 6, 2017
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Sub-Saharan Studies
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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Sustainable Housing
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.