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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

Oct 26, 2017
Featured image of Optic Traces is a 3D Printed Couture Dress from Designer Maartje Dijkstra
Electronic Music Meets 3D Printing
Optic Traces is a 3D Printed Couture Dress from Designer Maartje Dijkstra

Maartje Dijkstra is a fashion designer inspired by technology and electronic music whose latest piece, Optic Traces, is turning heads. 

Oct 26, 2017
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Blinding Smile
3D Printed Braces with LED Lights and Micro Batteries Save Time and Money

Researchers from Saudi Arabia are hoping to speed up how long it takes to straighten teeth by developing 3D printed braces with LED lights and batteries.

Oct 26, 2017
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Child Genius?
12-Year-Old Creates Flappy Bird Console Using 3D Printing

Formlabs releases Dental LT Clear, the first long-term biocompatible resin for orthodontic use, and updates their PreForm dental software. Ever since Formlabs entered the digital dentistry market in 2016, the esteemed 3D printer manufacturer has quickly collected the largest dental 3D printer user base, growing at an annual rate of 600 percent. Now, thousands of dental […]

Oct 25, 2017
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Cutting-Edge Tech
Goliath “Autonomous Cutting Machine” Live on Kickstarter

New Kickstarter Goliath claims to "turn BIG ideas into tangible items". The autonomous CNC milling robot could potentially tackle huge jobs.

Oct 25, 2017
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3D Printing in a New Light
AFRL Researchers Study Print-Strengthening Fillers Using X-Rays

The US Air Force Research Lab uses the National Synchrotron Light Source to better understand & formulate new 3D print-strengthening fillers.

Oct 25, 2017
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Printing More Silicone Materials Simultaneously
ACEO to Reveal Silicone Multi-Material 3D Printing at Formnext 2017

Formlabs releases Dental LT Clear, the first long-term biocompatible resin for orthodontic use, and updates their PreForm dental software. Ever since Formlabs entered the digital dentistry market in 2016, the esteemed 3D printer manufacturer has quickly collected the largest dental 3D printer user base, growing at an annual rate of 600 percent. Now, thousands of dental […]

Oct 24, 2017
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Hidden Worlds Revealed
Atlas Obscura Introduces Free VR to Immerse Readers in Distant Lands

Atlas Obscura is exploring Virtual Reality technology to bring users to places in the world which they don't normally have access to.

Oct 24, 2017
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Wales to the Rescue
Surgeons Rebuild Cancerous Jaw with Unique 3D Printed Titanium Implant

Surgeons from Morriston Hospital use 3D printing to create a customized titanium implant for a woman with a jaw tumor.

Oct 24, 2017
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Clever Collaboration
MIT and Aether Collaborate to Test New Biomaterials Using Aether 1 Bioprinter

MIT and Aether are collaborating to provide students at the university with Aether 1 3D printers so they can research bio-materials, including Citrene.

Oct 20, 2017
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One Small Step for Artists
Amazing Apollo 11 Table Shows Accurate 3D Model of the Moon’s Surface

A French designer is making art out of NASA's open source digital files, including the APOLLO 11 table which shows a 3D model of the moon.

Oct 20, 2017
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Keeping Secrets
Magic Leap Raises $502-Million for Secret AR Visor

Secretive tech startup Magic Leap adds a $502-million equity investment to its $1.8-billion coffers. The end goal? An industry redefining augmented reality headset that uses "light-field" technology.

Oct 19, 2017
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A Hermit's Dream
Drone Delivers Burritos and Medical Supplies in Rural Southeast Australia

In Australia, Alphabet is trialling their Project Wing drone delivery system with real people and is initially offering medicine and fast food.

Oct 19, 2017
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New Matter Replacing Old Matter
New Matter launches MOD-t (2nd Gen) 3D Printer Kickstarter Campaign

New Matter launches a new crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter with the MOD-t (2nd Gen) raising $41,331 of the $100,000 goal.

Oct 16, 2017
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Personalized Aids
PoleErgo Uses 3D Printers to Create Patient-Specific Prints for People with Mobility Disabilities

Occupational therapist, Guy Ehretsmann from PoleErgo, uses 3D printing to create customized objects for patients with mobility disabilities.

Oct 13, 2017
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"Say Ahh"
Formlabs Release New Dental LT Clear Resin; Updates PreForm Software

Formlabs releases Dental LT Clear - the first long-term biocompatible resin for orthodontic applications - and updates to dental software.