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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.

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Yum! Jul 17, 2017
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.

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Jarvis Not Included Jul 16, 2017
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.

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Shop 'til You Drop Jul 14, 2017
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.

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High Five Jul 14, 2017
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.

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Fixed It Jul 13, 2017
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.

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High Hopes Jul 13, 2017
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.

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No Strings Attached Jul 13, 2017
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.

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Personalized Action Figure Jul 13, 2017
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.

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Three Cheers for Quicker Beers Jul 13, 2017
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.

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No Touching Please Jul 12, 2017
Levitating Materials: Neurotechnology’s Non-Contact 3D Printing Method

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

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Starting Blocks Jul 11, 2017
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.

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Cold, Hard Science Jul 10, 2017
Researchers 3D Print Impossibly Light Graphene In a Freezer

Researchers from Buffalo University, are using a modified 3D printer, ice and liquid nitrogen to create record-breaking low-density graphene.

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3D Printed Fix Jul 10, 2017
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.

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Pretty Mummy Jul 7, 2017
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.

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Sub-Saharan Studies Jul 6, 2017
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.

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Sustainable Housing Jul 6, 2017
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.

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Girls Just Wanna Have STEM Education Jul 5, 2017
Teenage Girls Invent Solar-Powered Tent for Homeless with 3D Printing

A group of teenage girls from San Fernando are learning about engineering while developing a solar-powered tent for homeless people. 

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Just Don't Call Them Crocs Jul 5, 2017
Prevolve is a Custom Shoe Company 3D Printing “BioRunners”

Prevolve is a startup using 3D scanning and 3D printing to develop "BioRunners", custom sports shoes which perfectly fit your feet. 

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Mini Blast Off Jul 3, 2017
Enthusiast Uses 3D Printing to Develop Accurate SpaceX Models

SpaceX enthusiast, Oliver Braun, taught himself how to 3D print to develop a replica of the Falcon 9, receiving praise from SpaceX employees.

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Flesh to Death Jul 3, 2017
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.

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