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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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May 24, 2016
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Interview with FormBox Creator Benjamin Redford

The FormBox is powered by your vacuum cleaner and claims to be quicker than a 3D printer. Could this be your next Kickstarter investment?

May 24, 2016
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Historic Shipwrecks Recreated with 3D Printing

Shipwrecks found in UK waters are two of the world's first underwater archaeological sites to be recreated using a 3D printer.

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May 23, 2016
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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.

May 22, 2016
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Busted
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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May 21, 2016
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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.

May 20, 2016
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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.

May 19, 2016
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“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.

May 18, 2016
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Not so Heavy Metal
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.

May 17, 2016
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Minecraft Made Real?
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.

May 13, 2016
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£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.

May 13, 2016
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Looks crazy, makes gaming easier.
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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May 12, 2016
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Sky's NOT the Limit
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”.

May 11, 2016
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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.

May 9, 2016
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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.

May 9, 2016
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Highly Customizable
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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