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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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Mamma Mia! Dec 12, 2016
Make 3D Printed Pasta Shapes for Barilla’s Smart Pasta Design Contest

Barilla is sponsoring a 3D printed pasta design contest, Smart Pasta, with help from Desall. To enter, simply model a perfect pasta shape.

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Sweet! Dec 9, 2016
Wacker Develops World’s First 3D Printed Chewing Gum

Wacker is presenting two world firsts for candy at ProSweets Cologne 2017 fair, one of which includes 3D printing chewing gum.

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Tiny Town Dec 8, 2016
3D Print a Tiny Town to Help You Better Arrange Apartment Furniture

A Formlabs engineer is using SLA 3D printing to model and arrange his awkwardly designed future apartment, dubbing it "Tiny Town."

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Helping Hand Dec 8, 2016
The Victoria Hand Project Uses 3D Printing to Create Ergonomic Prosthetics

Low-cost 3D printed hands for amputees across the world gets an aesthetic upgrade as The Victoria Hand Project details its newest development.

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Sniff it! Dec 7, 2016
3D Printed Dog’s Nose Improves Effectiveness of Explosive Detectors

Researchers fitted a 3D printed dog's nose to an explosives detector, reporting up to 18 times better functionality for chemical detection.

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Paint Away Your Fears Dec 7, 2016
Monster Crayons Project Helps Abused and Neglected Kids

A successful crowdfunding campaign backs the ambitions of two advertising executives to support a children's charity by developing "Monster Crayons."

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Twinkle Twinkle Dec 6, 2016
NASA to 3D Print Laughter In Space with ‘Laugh Star’ Project

The first work of art in space -- the 'Laugh Star' -- will be a 3D printed model of recorded laughter at the International Space Station.

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Tree of Life Dec 5, 2016
Aqua Shard Has a Shower of 3D Printed Leaves For Christmas

3D printed art installation in collaboration with Sir David Attenborough replaces traditional Xmas tree at Aqua Shard restaurant in London.

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High-Rise Dec 2, 2016
MATT Architecture Firm Uses 3D Printing for Rapid Prototyping

MATT Architecture uses 3D printing to save time and money reiterating models of architectural plans they are working on in central London.

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Higher Learning Dec 2, 2016
Mount Olive High School Opens MakerBot Innovation Center

A MakerBot Innovation Center has opened at Mount Olive High School in New Jersey, offering teachers and students wider access to 3D printing.

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What's New, Pussycat? Dec 1, 2016
Hello Kitty and Emily the Strange Launch 3DShook Brands

3DShook offers an exclusive new collection of 3D printed jewelry, with licensed content from brands like Hello Kitty and Emily the Strange.

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Molto Bello! Dec 1, 2016
Materialise and Nuova SPA use 3D Printing to Upgrade E-Bike

Materialise and Nuova SPA have begun a long-term manufacturing partnership beginning with a 3D printed upgrade for the Bicicletto e-bike.

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Around & Around Nov 30, 2016
Could the LyfieEye 360-Degree Camera Offer 3D Scanning Too?

The LyfieEye is a plug-in 360-degree camera for your smartphone from startup eCapture, who also promise 3D scanning in a future update.

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Preserving Culture with 3D Scanning Nov 30, 2016
Shining 3D Supports MyMiniFactory’s “Scan the World” Digital Museum

MyMiniFactory's Scan the World collection claims to be the World’s largest 3D printable museum. It is now officially supported by Shining 3D, the global tech company.

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Clever! Nov 29, 2016
Ulticast Process Uses 3D Printer to Cast Silicone for Soft Robotics

Students from Delft University of Technology have modfied a 3D printer to cast silicone for soft robotics in a process they call Ulticast.

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Future Anatomy Nov 29, 2016
Australian Hospital to Host Biofabrication Institute

A hospital in Brisbane, Australia will host a biofabrication institute where cartilage, bone and tissue can be 3D printed for their patients.

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Snap It Nov 29, 2016
Photographer takes Beautiful Pictures with 3D Printed Lens

A French photographer used a 3D printer to make his own camera lens, and rather surprisingly the quality of his images are fantastic.

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Let's Play! Nov 25, 2016
Karmieh Makes Cool 3D Printed Toys of Pop Culture Favorites

Artist Oasim Karmieh has found his true calling as a toy designer, using a Zortrax M200 to create 3D printed toys of popular characters.

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Get Creations 3D Printed Directly from Windows Nov 24, 2016
i.materialise and Microsoft Work Together on Paint 3D and Remix 3D

A collaboration between i.materialise and Microsoft could allow you to design and print anything you can imagine with Paint 3D and Remix 3D.

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Perfect By All Means Nov 24, 2016
3D Printed Cat Tongue Gives Insight into Soft Robotics

Could a 3D printed cat tongue be the answer to questions in the world of soft robotics? Researchers at Georgia Tech aim to find out.

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