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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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Aug 11, 2016
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Leading by Example
Engineering Student Designs Tactile Maps for Blind Students

An engineering student is creating tactile maps with braille to help visually impaired students find their way around campus.

Aug 11, 2016
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Fairy Tales Meet 3D Printing
3D Printed Ring Features in Tomorrowland Music Festival Teaser

The introduction video for Tomorrowland, one of the largest electronic music festivals in the world, this year featured a 3D printed ring.

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Aug 10, 2016
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Play that Funky Music
Download and 3D Print Your Acoustic Violin

Formlabs had an interesting idea to celebrate their new white resin - they designed and 3D printed a functional acoustic violin. You can download the files and 3D print it yourself.

Aug 10, 2016
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Alfa Romeo Tipo: Rare Racecar Restored with 3D Printing

Once driven by Hollywood royalty, a classic Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/3 racing car is restored to its former glory with 3D scanning and 3D printing.

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Aug 10, 2016
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TSA Seizes 3D Printed Gun Loaded with Live Ammunition

Passenger in Nevada, United States is caught boarding an airplane with a 3D printed gun and live ammunition, according to the TSA.

Aug 10, 2016
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Mars City Design Project will 3D Print in the Mojave Desert

Get your ass to the Mojave Desert. Mars City Design is working on concepts for a self-sustaining Mars colony, including 3D printed homes.

Aug 8, 2016
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Robot tattooists: Slow and steady
World’s First Tattoo by an Industrial Robot Arm

Would you trust an industrial robotic arm that usually welds car parts to perform such a delicate matter like a tattoo? Three French designers and Autodesk worked hard on this - and they succeeded.

Aug 8, 2016
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When Petrolheads dream
Mercedes-Benz DTW Concept Car has 3D Printed Tires

Okay, it’s pretty far out, but this shape-shifting graphene concept car with 3D printed tires could become a reality in 2030.

Aug 8, 2016
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Artist 3D Prints Beautiful Designs using Clay

This artist is using a 3D printer and a clay extruder to research unconventional methods of 3D typography with rather stunning results.

Aug 5, 2016
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Miraculous Return
Ancient Statue of Zeus Resurrected for Olympics with 3D printing

Over 1,500 years ago, the legendary Statue of Zeus is destroyed in a great fire. In 2016, it's revived with 3D modeling and 3D printing.

Aug 5, 2016
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Animal Avengers Use 3D Printing to Save Victoria the Goose

The Animal Avengers continue in their mission to preserve wildlife; Victoria the goose has a 3D printed beak so she can eat and drink again.

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Aug 5, 2016
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Create Holograms with your Smartphone using Holo-Z

Convert your smartphone into a holographic projector with the Holo-Z, a 3D printed accessory available to buy on Sculpteo.

Aug 4, 2016
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3D Printing Goes for Gold in Rio Olympics

3D printing will have a big impact on the design of shoes for this year's Olympics in Rio, with direct input from athletes themselves.

Aug 3, 2016
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Murder Victim’s Smartphone Unlocked with 2D Printing

After 3D printed fingers failed to unlock a murder victim's smartphone, researchers resorted to using traditional 2D printing instead.

Aug 2, 2016
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Columbia Scientists use a 3D Printer to Cook your Food

Columbia University engineers are working on a 3D food printer for your home. They want to completely change the way we eat - by already cooking the food in the printer.

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