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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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It's Lit! Jun 14, 2017
Behnaz Farahi’s Bodyscape Creates “Illuminated Choreography” Through Motion

Bodyscape is a 3D printed fashion garment which is illuminated by the wearer's movement. It's inspired by the behavior of the human body.

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Tiny Wearables Jun 14, 2017
South Korean Scientists Develop Printing Method For Wearables

Korean scientists, from KERI, developed a 3D printing method which can print nano, electronic tubes which could enhance wearable technology.

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Robot Arm-y Jun 13, 2017
Open Bionics Begins World First Bionic Hand Trial in Bristol

Open Bionics trial of 3D printed bionic hands for children begins in Bristol, UK this week and could result in NHS offering better designs.

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Paris Match Jun 9, 2017
Nanoscribe Develops Micro-Robots for Use in Human Body

German company Nanoscribe is a world leader in "nanofabrication", offering applications for medicine thanks to minuscule printing properties.

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Sweet Tooth Jun 9, 2017
Pixsweet Offers Unique 3D Printed Popsicles in Any Shape

Food tech start-up Pixsweet is using 3D printing to develop super cool popsicles in a multitude of shapes, perfect for the long hot summer.

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Clone Alone Jun 8, 2017
Researchers Developing Self-Replicating 3D Printers to Build Moon Bases

Researchers from Carleton University are on the cusp of 3D printing an electric motor from materials similar to those found on the moon.

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Ocean Care Whiteware Jun 8, 2017
These “Bakelite” Containers Are Made from Plastic Trash in the Ocean

Design collective Supercyclers' Marine Debris Bakelite Collection turn plastic waste littering the oceans into beautiful and useful products.

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Pret a Printer Jun 7, 2017
Link Bodice Dress Made by Nervous System on Formlabs Fuse 1

Nervous System 3D prints link bodice dress with Formlabs' new 3D printer, the Fuse 1, using a smaller build volume and greater compression.

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Maker in Space Jun 6, 2017
Astronauts Encouraged to 3D Print Medical Tools in Space

During Euroanaesthesia 2017 conference, experts said astronauts should receive extra training to fabricate their own medical equipment.

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Bus Hour Jun 6, 2017
Daimler Now 3D Printing Replacements and Parts for Buses

Automotive corporation, Daimler, is using 3D printing to cut the time and cost of creating replacement parts in buses and touring coaches.

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Con-cushion Jun 2, 2017
3D Scanning to Make Safer NFL Helmets

Sports equipment company, Riddell, is using 3D scanning to offer safer helmets to NFL players which will be in use during the 2017 season.

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Inspiring Future Generations Jun 2, 2017
GE Additive Invests in Education, Gives 3D Printers to 400 Schools

After launching in January, GE Additive's Additive Education Program will deliver hundreds of 3D printers to schools the world over.

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Higher Learning May 15, 2017
Latvian School Opens First Makerbot Lab in the Baltics

A high school in Latvia is the first in the Baltic region to open a Makerbot Lab, where students have access to nine desktop 3D printers.

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Mission Impossible May 12, 2017
Impossible Objects Launches Composite-Based “Model One” 3D Printer

Impossible Objects launches the Model One composite-based 3D printer at the RAPID+TCT 2017 conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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DIY Designs May 11, 2017
3D Print Your Own Headphones with print+ DIY Kits

3D print your own customized headphones with the print+ DIY kit which takes just 5-10 minutes of easy assembly after printing.

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Sustainable Space May 11, 2017
Foster Architects win NASA Awards for 3D Printed Habitat Challenge

The winner of the NASA 3D Printed Habitat Challenge, Phase 2: Level 1 Compression Test Competition is Foster + Partners | Branch Technology.

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The Touching Topic May 11, 2017
3D Printed Tactile Sensors Give Machines the Sense of Touch

Researchers from the University of Minnesota built a unique 3D printer which can print a tactile sensor directly onto your hand.

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Accessible for Everyone May 10, 2017
AstroBox Touch Smashes Kickstarter Funding Goal in Just 3 Hours

AstroPrint hopes to simplify 3D printing for the masses and launches the Touch on Kickstarter and smashed funding goal in just three hours.

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Conductive Coating May 10, 2017
Bringing 3D Printed Objects to Life With Spray Painted Touch Controls

Electrick is a new technique developed by students from Carnegie Mellon University. It which can turn pretty much anything into a touch sensor.

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Robot Rock May 9, 2017
OhmniLabs Robot Made in PrintrBot 3D Printer Farm

Ohmni is a robot developed using Printrbot 3D printers which will make speaking to family easier, no matter where in the world you are.

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