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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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Dripping Clay May 8, 2017
Olivier van Herpt Partners with Fashion brand COS to 3D Print Clay Vases

Fashion brand COS has commissioned dutch designer Olivier van Herpt to create a series of five vases using a custom-designed 3D printer.

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Strong Partnership May 5, 2017
BASF and Essentium Team Up to Create Stronger FDM Prints

Using their respective chemical expertise and technological innovations, BASF & Essentium team up to make FDM viable for industry end-use.

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Prepare for Liftoff! May 5, 2017
Vector Successfully Launches Vector-R with 3D Printed Injector

The micro-satellite space launch company Vector succeeds with flight test of a Vector-R launch vehicle equipped with a 3D printed engine part.

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Glassy-eyed May 3, 2017
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Can 3D Print Glass at Room Temperature

Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have developed a way to 3D print glass which could have a huge impact on optics.

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Innovation on Campus May 3, 2017
Airbus & Dassault Foster Learning by Launching Innovation Campus

In partnership with Wichita State University, the Dassault Systemes and Airbus have cut the ribbon for the new Innovation Campus.

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Ugly Duckling Polymers May 2, 2017
3D Origami Made with Light-Sensitive Polymers and a Projector

Chinese scientists have developed a method of creating intricate 3D origami using a projector, Power Point and light-sensitive polymers.

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Plastic Space May 2, 2017
MIT Rocket Team Blasts Off with Plastic 3D Printed Rocket Motor

MIT Rocket Team, working with Markforged, 3D print a rocket motor using plastic. It successfully fired, breaking new ground in rocketry.

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Puppy Power May 1, 2017
Animal Avengers 3D Print Prosthetic for Zeus the Whippet Puppy

The Animal Avengers have fitted puppy, Zeus, with a 3D printed "ballet shoe" to help him walk properly after his foot was chewed off.

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Fab Lab Coat Apr 28, 2017
Using 3D Printed Bolus for Effective Cancer Treatment

Cancer patients at Banner Health's NCMC Oncology Department will receive 3D printed precise molds, called bolus, for radiation treatment.

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Feature-Full Apr 27, 2017
Monoprice’s “MP Select Mini V2”: Great New Features and a $219 Price Tag

Have you been wondering which budget 3D printer to buy? Check out the Monoprice MP Select Mini 3D Printed V2 costing just $219.

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Cosy 3D Printed Dome Apr 27, 2017
MIT’s Autonomous Construction Rig 3D Prints Affordable Homes

MIT researchers are developing an autonomous construction rig that uses 3D printing and robotics to quickly create structures.

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German Multinational 3D Printing Apr 26, 2017
German Industrial Group Thyssenkrupp to Launch 3D Printing Center in September

German industrial group, Thyssenkrupp, has announced the launch of a 3D printing center which will produce plastic and metal products.

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Printed McDonalds? Apr 26, 2017
Food Printing Conference Explores How Tech adds Value to the Red Meat Industry

A cooking demonstration involving 3D printing red meat will the highlight at the 3D Food Printing Conference in Asia-Pacific in Melbourne.

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3D Printed Medical Miracle Apr 26, 2017
Woman Receives 3D Printed Skull Implant After Brain Tumor Removal

A British twenty-year-old underwent surgery to remove a brain tumor and received a 3D printed skull implant after complications.

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The Missing Ink Apr 26, 2017
Scientists Develop Erasable Ink for 3D Printing Nanostructures

Scientists from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) are developing direct laser writing to create tiny prints using erasable ink.

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Squidgy Furniture Apr 25, 2017
Furniture of the Future Made with Rapid Liquid Printing and Drawn in Gel

Steelcase, MIT's Self-Assembly Lab and designer Christophe Guberan have developed a speedy and scalable rapid liquid printing method.

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Matters of the Heart Apr 24, 2017
3D Printed Biopatch to Revolutionize Treatment for Heart Attacks

Minnesota university researchers have tested a 3D printed biopatch on mice which can heal scarred tissue after a heart attack.

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Heavy Metal Apr 24, 2017
Metal 3D Printing is About to Get Faster Thanks to Dissolving Supports

Arizona State University assistant professor has developed a method of dissolving supports to make end-to-end metal printing faster.

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OZO Layer Apr 21, 2017
Is the Nokia OZO Platform a Step Forward in Virtual Reality Technology?

Nokia is developing a sophisticated virtual reality platform to make high standard videos the norm through firmware and software updates.

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2023 Lift Off! Apr 21, 2017
The Making of a Failed Planet Called Psyche

Scientists at Arizona State University have developed a 3D model of failed planet, Psyche, and plan to launch a mission to it in 2023.

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