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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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The Life Aquatic Sep 5, 2016
Caribbean Islands to Have 3D Printed Coral Reefs

The Caribbean Island of Bonaire is bringing 3D printing to the coast, with an ambitious plan to help preserve fragile coral reefs.

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What a beauty! Sep 5, 2016
3D Printed Formula One Wheel is Perfect for Racing Sims

A dedicated Zortrax user designed and printed his own simulated racing hardware, giving him the taste of a real Formula One race.

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Pen is Mightier Sep 5, 2016
3Doodler Pro Can Print in Wood, Metal and Nylon

When it comes to 3D pens, why should schoolkids have all the fun? New 3Doodler Pro is for grown-ups demanding a wider variety of materials.

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Biff! Bam! Kapow! Sep 1, 2016
Batman Cosplay with 23 Gadgets Wins Guinness World Record

This 3D printed Batman costume has 23 functioning gadgets, earning it a Guinness World Record for cosplay. Bat-Shark repellent, anyone?

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Make better advertising Sep 1, 2016
Kubo Movie uses 3D Printed Origami Birds in Advert

Advertising for "Kubo and the Two Strings" from Entertainment One is a little bit off the wall thanks to using 3D printed origami-style birds.

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CAD for Cats (and Other Animals) Sep 1, 2016
The CAP Project uses 3D Printing to Help Pets in Need

This heart-warming story of 3D printing coming to the rescue of animals in need will really brighten up your day.

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What Car? Aug 31, 2016
Nissan Qashqai is World’s Largest 3D Pen Sculpture

The world's biggest 3D printed pen sculpture has been created by Nissan to celebrate the Qashqai Black Edition model's launch.

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Take Shelter Aug 31, 2016
DUS Architects Build 3D Printed Urban Cabin in Amsterdam

The Urban Cabin is a 3D printed proof-of-concept by Dutch studio DUS Architects, offering sustainable micro-dwellings in urban environments.

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3D Printing in Science Aug 30, 2016
3D Print Replica Bones From Lucy the Fossil

The famous fossil, Lucy the Australopithecus, is now available for any amateur paleontologists to download and 3D print for free.

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Maki with Style Aug 29, 2016
Make Your Own Laser-Cut Patterns in Nori for Stylish Sushi

If you have access to a laser cutter, some spare seaweed and a love for sushi, you may be interested in this design.

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Bend me, shape me, anyway you want me Aug 29, 2016
MIT’s 3D Printed Structures “Remember” their Shape

MIT researchers used 3D printing to make flexible devices which "remember" their original shapes and can transform accordingly.

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Data is beautiful Aug 29, 2016
Sculpture of Housing Prices in San Francisco

For anyone living in San Francisco, looking for an artistic daily reminder of the housing crises, there is now a 3D printed sculpture.

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... and it works! Aug 28, 2016
Edible Batteries Power Swallowable Medical Devices

Edible batteries in 3D printed cases may someday power ingestible devices which could treat diseases and diagnose patients.

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Big Audio Dynamite Aug 26, 2016
Cooler Master MasterPulse Headphones with 3D Printable Panels

The MasterPulse gaming headphones from Cooler Master feature detachable 3D printable panels to modify the sound experience.

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Best of London, 3D Printed. Aug 26, 2016
London Captured in Bronze with Photogrammetry and 3D Printing

If you're passing through Terminal 5 at London's Heathrow Airport anytime soon, make sure to check out the 3D printed photography exhibit.

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Paper Ships Aug 26, 2016
Mcor 3D Printing Breathes New Life to a Sunken Warship

Mcor 3D printers have helped breathed new life into the best-preserved vessel dating back to 1564 with a paper-printed replica.

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They Printed Kenny! Aug 25, 2016
3D Printed South Park Figurines Available for First Time

For fans of South Park and gross-out humor, the characters from the long-running TV show are now available as 3D printed collectors items.

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Flying High Aug 25, 2016
How a Sculpteo Intern 3D Printed a Drone from Scratch

An intern at Sculpteo built a drone of his own by teaching himself design software and 3D printing, plus a little help from his employers.

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How 3D Printing Made a Little Girl Happy Aug 25, 2016
Public Library uses 3D Printer to give 5-year-old Girl a Prosthetic Hand

Harris County Public Library made the prayers of a 5-year-old girl come true when they 3D printed her a prosthetic arm.

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3D Printing for Modders Aug 24, 2016
ASUS Lets You Customize Motherboard, GPU And Peripherals

Asus adds special mounting points on their new Z170 Pro Gaming/Aura motherboard, GPU, and Peripherals. Modders now can attach 3D printed logos and personalize their PC.

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