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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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Scratch & Sniff May 23, 2016
Scented Resin brings New Dimension to 3D Printing

April Fool's Day prank by Formlabs inspires a clever hack to make 3D prints smell fantastically fruity. Try making scented resin yourself.

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Busted May 22, 2016
Visually Impaired Woman “Sees” Face of Boyfriend as Baby

A 3D printed model of her finance as a baby was a heartwarming engagement gift to a visually impaired woman.

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Marble Arch May 21, 2016
LOGIPLACES: 3D Concrete Puzzles of Your Favorite Places

If there's a specific place in the world which means a lot to you, puzzle it out with a 3D printed LOGIPLACES geographical brain teaser.

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Crooked Printers May 20, 2016
G4S Warning: Cargo Thieves Using 3D Printing

Security company G4S says criminal gangs are using 3D printed security devices to steal cargo, and the crimes are impossible to detect.

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Deep Dive May 19, 2016
“Most 3D Printed Vessel” Enters Submarine Race Series

Engineering students from Warwick University have built the "most 3D printed vessel" for this year's European International Submarine race.

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Not so Heavy Metal May 18, 2016
3D Printing Metal in Midair with Lasers

Harvard's Wyss Institute has developed a new device which 3D prints metal structures in midair by lasering nanoparticles.

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Minecraft Made Real? May 17, 2016
Materiable is a Shape Shifting 3D Printed Interface

The boffins at MIT have created a shape changing interface called Materiable, which can mimic physical reactions with 3D printed blocks.

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Disco Music Optional May 16, 2016
Exploring Mars with a 3D printed Planetary Rover

Polish students are building a planetary rover with 3D printed parts, specially designed to explore the bumpy terrain of the planet Mars.

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Big Money May 13, 2016
£4.5 Million Funding for Additive Manufacturing in the UK

UK businesses can now apply for a share of £4.5 million funding for innovative projects in additive manufacturing.

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Looks crazy, makes gaming easier. May 13, 2016
Immortal Controller: Mechanical Paddles For Your PS4

The Immortal controller is a 3D printed ergonomic design with eight paddles which allows you to never take your thumbs off the joysticks while playing your PS4.

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Sky's NOT the Limit May 12, 2016
Enterprise in Space: Next-Gen Space Education

Smithsonian Science Education Center and National Space Society have teamed up for Next-Generation Space Education Program “Enterprise In Space”.

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Heavy Metal May 11, 2016
This is the World’s First 3D Printed Aluminum Guitar

Barbwire, roses and a great look: This beautiful 3D printed guitar not only looks great, but it’s also 3D printed from aluminum powder.

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Ghost in the Shell May 11, 2016
3D Selfies of Deceased for Bereaved Relatives

More than a novelty, 3D selfies emerge in Japan as a effective means of helping relatives recover from the loss of a loved one.

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Light it up May 10, 2016
Check out the Ibat Jour Flash Lamp For iPhone

Convert the flashlight on your iPhone into a classy mini lampshade, using the 3D printed Ibat Jour collection.

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Paracycling May 10, 2016
German Athlete Will Cycle at Paralymics with 3D Printed Leg

Denise Schindler, a German paralympic cyclist, is hoping to use a 3D printed leg prosthesis to race with in Rio de Janeiro this September.

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Food on Demand May 9, 2016
Future Vending Machines Could 3D Print Your Snacks

Researchers in Finland are developing vending machines that can fabricate 3D printed snacks and treats to order.

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Highly Customizable May 9, 2016
Layer Designs World’s First 3D Printed Wheelchair

A London studio have unveiled some impressive designs for a made-to-measure wheelchair which will be manufactured using 3D printing.

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Gift that Keeps on Giving May 6, 2016
Groupon Mother’s Day Gift: Life-Size 3D Print of Yourself

Too busy to spend time with your mom this Mother's Day? Groupon to the rescue with a 3D printed life-size replacement for only $30,000 bucks.

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The Big One May 6, 2016
Aleph Objects Unveil Lulzbot TAZ 6

Aleph Objects have unveiled their latest 3D printer in the LulzBot product line dubbed the LulzBot TAZ 6 just one year after the LulzBot TAZ 5 was released.

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Great Designs May 4, 2016
Alessi Goes Digital: 3D Printed Pens

The Alessi Goes Digital project consists of a series of digitally designed and 3D printed pens. They were made in collaboration with industrial designer Giulio Iacchetti.

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