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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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Leash of Life Oct 10, 2016
Give a Dog a Bone (Implant) with 3D Printing

Leroy the Great Dane has a new "leash of life" thanks to a 3D printed titanium bone implant which helped him beat cancer.

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Resurrected Oct 10, 2016
Bull of Nimrud Destroyed by Isis recreated with 3D Printing

Destroyed by ISIS last year, a replica of the Bull of Nimrud will be 3D printed in Rome to raise awareness of cultural heritage preservation.

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Zoooom Oct 10, 2016
Cyclone Racing uses 3D Printing for Formula SAE Competition

Students at Cyclone Racing used 3D printing for their entry to the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International Formula car contest.

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City Cars we like Oct 7, 2016
Honda’s Custom Cookie Car has a 3D Printed Body

Honda's taking car customization to the next level by using 3D printing to model an electric car with a special purpose at this year's CEATEC in Japan.

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Drive Smarter Oct 6, 2016
Prague Start-up 4ekolka Creates 3D Printed Electric City Car

Prague startup, 4ekolka, has created a 3D printed, all-electric city car prototype which can travel as far as 124 miles on a full charge.

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Blue Skies Oct 5, 2016
Polar3D Closes $2 Million Funding & 100K Prints with Polar Cloud

3D printer company Polar3D closes $2 million in latest financing round, plus 100,000 printing milestone on their online platform, Polar Cloud.

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Mwah! Oct 5, 2016
Smashbox Offers 3D Printed Lipstick Samples For #BeLegendary Collection

Smashbox Cosmetics is giving away 3D printed compacts in honor of their latest #BeLegendary Lipstick collection with 120 shades.

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Boing Boing Boing Oct 4, 2016
Programmable Viscoelastic Materials: Robots with 3D Printed Skin Can Absorb Shock

MIT has developed "Programmable Viscoelastic Materials" which can be 3D printed to make soft skins and work as shock absorbers.

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Flying High Sep 30, 2016
Teal is the World’s Fastest Production Drone

A MakerBot 3D printer helped realise the vision of one entrepreneur in developing Teal, the world's fastest production drone.

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Perfect Padding Sep 30, 2016
Eurobike 2016: Rockingtor 3D Printed Protection

There was a huge range of great ideas at the EuroBike 2016 show. One of the coolest was Rockingtor’s 3D printed protection pad prototypes.

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The Songbird Sep 30, 2016
3D Printed Gun “Songbird” Uses Nails And Office Supplies

All over the word, 3D printed gun are discussed highly controversial. Still, there is a community of US-American makers developing more reliable 3D printed firearms. The Songbird is their latest iteration.

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With a little help from your friends at Formlabs Sep 30, 2016
Make a 3D Printer Dashboard in the Shape of a Formlabs Form 2

Want a fun reminder every time your print is complete? This dashboard in the shape of a mini Form 2 3D printer communicates printer status using LEDs.

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Makefast Workshop Sep 29, 2016
3D Printing Experiments: Adding Water, Sand, and Metal

The team over at Makefast Workshop did several 3D printing experiments and added materials such as water, sand and metal into their prints.

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Bouncy bones Sep 29, 2016
3D Printed Hyperelastic Bone Could Heal Fractures in Weeks

Researchers developed hyperelastic bone material which could be used to 3D print bone implants and heal fractures within weeks.

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More colors, less hassle Sep 29, 2016
Original Prusa i3 MK2 Multi-Material Upgrade

Prusa Printers introduces a multi-material upgrade for its Prusa i3 MK2 3D printer. This allows you to print up to four colors in one go.

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Cool Beans Sep 28, 2016
Gerdesmeyer and Krohn’s Tableware Made on a Zortrax M200

Gerdesmeyer & Krohn, a German industrial and interior design studio, used 3D printing during the prototyping of their latest coffee set collection.

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Rapidité, rapidité, rapidité Sep 28, 2016
Canary Prototypes Security Boxes on MakerBot 3D Printers

Home security startup, Canary, uses MakerBot 3D printers for comprehensive rapid prototyping to bring their products to the market faster.

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Not available for this Christmas Sep 28, 2016
Mattel’s ThingMaker Postponed until Next Year

The shipping date for Mattel's ThingMaker, which was set to be this month, has been pushed back another year to give the company a chance to improve the printer.

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Winging It Sep 27, 2016
Flash Diffusor “Wyng” is a 3D Printed Photography Savior

The Wyng is a 3D printed flash light modifier which helps wedding and event photographers everywhere capture the perfect picture.

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Programmed to Rock Sep 23, 2016
ABB Robotics Uses 3D Printing for Functional Prototyping

ABB Robotics was replaced traditional production methods with 3D printing to prototype "fingers" for their industrial robot YuMi. Here’s their story.

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