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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.

By Hanna Watkin

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Apr 10, 2019
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School Is Cool
Center for 3D Concrete Printing at American University in Dubai Established

3DVinci Creations and the American University in Dubai (AUD) are cooperating to establish The Center for 3D Concrete Printing and Digital Construction at the university's campus.

Apr 9, 2019
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New Design Opportunities
Protolabs Offering Low Alloyed Copper 3D Printing and CNC Machining Service

Protolabs, a British digital manufacturer, is now offering 3D printed copper parts for both CNC machining and additive manufacturing to deliver new design opportunities for engineers across industry sectors.

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Apr 9, 2019
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Face to Face
Chinese Undertakers Reconstruct Faces of Accident Victims With 3D Printing

A mortuary in Guangzhou, China is using 3D printing to rebuild the facial features of deceased accident victims before their families hold open casket funerals.

Apr 8, 2019
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Hidden In Plain Sight
Shattie 3D Printed Pictures by Drzach&Suchy Hide In Plain Sight

Drzach&Suchy is an art and design studio based in Zurich, Switzerland that created shattie: 3D printed pictures which hide two images that become visible only when illuminated.

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Apr 8, 2019
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Put Your Best (3D Printed) Foot Forward
University of South Australia 3D Print Feet to Teach Foot Condition Treatment

The University of South Australia is using 3D printed feet and a blend of icing sugar and chicken stock to create realistic foot ulcers to teach podiatry students how to treat high-risk foot conditions.

Apr 8, 2019
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Time to Change Your Password?
3D Printing a Fingerprint to Fool a Samsung Galaxy S10 Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner

Imgur user darkshark created a 3D printed finger to trick the Samsung Galaxy S10’s in-display fingerprint sensor. It worked, proving we should be more careful who to trust with our personal information.

Apr 5, 2019
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Pedal to the Metal
Siemens and Interspectral Developing 3D Visualization Tool AM Explorer

Siemens' gas turbine business in Finspång, Sweden, is collaborating with Interspectral to accelerate industrialization of metal additive manufacturing by developing a 3D visualization tool called AM Explorer. 

Apr 5, 2019
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Go With The (Microsoft) Flow
Authentise Collaborates with Microsoft to Integrate Workflow Management System

Authentise, which creates process automation software for additive manufacturing, is working with Microsoft to integrate its workflow management system into Microsoft Flow.

Apr 4, 2019
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Mission Shrimp-ossible
Researchers 3D Print Shrimp Claw to Generate Underwater Plasma

Texas A&M University researchers are using 3D printing to develop a method of underwater plasma generation inspired by shrimp. Benefits of the method could be in drilling and water sterilization. 

Apr 1, 2019
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Add a litte fairy dust
Fillamentum Launches ‘Wizard’s Voodoo’ Material with Special ‘Bling’

Fillamentum, the 3D printing filaments manufacturer, has launched a brand new color with a new glitter effect which means resulting prints can change between a violet metallic look and blue.

Apr 1, 2019
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10 Million!
HP Multi Jet Fusion Technology Hits Milestone of 10 Million Parts Printed

HP announced that it printed more than 10 million parts last year with its HP Multi Jet Fusion technology. What’s also remarkable: 50 percent were functional prototypes, 50 percent end-use products.

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Apr 1, 2019
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Could You Be The One?
Nominate a Student to Win Xometry’s Engineering Student of the Year Competition

Xometry, a Maryland-based marketplace for custom manufacturing, is seeking nominees for its first Xometry Engineering Student of the Year Competition. 

Mar 31, 2019
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The Pinnacle Of 3D Performance
Swedish Man Climbs Mount Everest Using 3D Printed Gear

Björn Lindwall is the founder and CEO of SolidEngineer, a Swedish software and consulting company, who decided to climb Mount Everest using 3D printed gear.

Mar 29, 2019
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Aleph Objects Launches LulzBot TAZ Pro, its First-Ever Industrial Open Source 3D Printer

Aleph Objects, the well-known 3D printer manufacturer, launches the LulzBot TAZ Pro, its first ever industrial open source 3D printer. 

Mar 28, 2019
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Make No Bones About It
Shapeways and EOS Venture into Orthosis and Prosthesis Market

Shapeways, the 3D printed goods manufacturer, partnered with EOS, the Additive Manufacturing solutions developer, to venture into the orthosis and prosthesis market with the launch of PA11, a bio-degradable, revolutionary material.

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