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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

Mar 28, 2018
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Sleek 3D Printed Chairs From Zaha Hadid Architects to be Exhibited at Milan Design Week

At this year's Milan design week, a new Spanish brand called Nagami will make its debut with four 3D printed chairs designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, Ross Lovegrove and Daniel Widrig. The collection is named Brave New World. 

Mar 28, 2018
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3D Printed 95 m² Yhnova House in Nantes is Now Habitable

At Nantes Design Week 2017, a house was 3D printed in a matter of days. The five room project is called Yhnova House and, as it's a social housing project, by June this year, residents will move in according to the usual criteria.

Mar 27, 2018
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CSAIL Developed SoFi the Soft Robotic Fish using 3D Printing

MIT's computer science and AI lab (CSAIL) has developed a soft robotic fish, or SoFi for short, using 3D printing and built-in cameras so it blends in with life underwater, making it easier to learn about secretive shoals. 

Mar 27, 2018
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3D Printed Tastebugs Challenge Children to Eat Insects

Tastebugs is a 3D printed modular kitchen utensil to teach children about the benefits of eating insects. We may squirm now, but it's likely that bugs will make it to our plates very soon.

Mar 26, 2018
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Reebok Launches 3D Printed Shoe Called the Liquid Floatride Run

Reebok is debuting the Liquid Floatride Run shoe made using the same technology it introduced two years ago which essentially works using a 3D drawing process. The shoe is designed for distance running, cardio workouts and comfort.

Mar 26, 2018
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Play Ping Pong While Wearing a 3D Printed Brain Scanner?

Researchers from the UK developed a revolutionary 3D printed brain scanner which is effective even when a patient is moving - whether the movement is as simple as nodding their head or as active as playing ping-pong.

Mar 26, 2018
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Iranian Artist Counters Digital Colonialism with “She Who Sees the Unknown” Display

Morehshin Allahyari is an Iranian artist and activist who is using ancient illustrations of Middle Eastern dark goddesses to create 12 sculptures using 3D modeling, scanning and printing. Her aim is to fight against "digital colonialism" with the display called She Who Sees the Unknown.

Mar 25, 2018
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4D Printed Structures Could Improve Space Missions and Biomedical Devices

Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology developed tensegrity structures using 3D printers. The 3D printed objects dramatically expand when exposed to heat in a process which is also known as 4D printing.

Mar 23, 2018
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Shower with a 3D Printed Dolphin, Dinosaur or Dragon Head from Zooheads

Brooklyn-based company, Zooheads, is creating interesting 3D printed shower heads for "the wild at heart". Choose from a lion, dragon, dinosaur, shark, crocodile, or many more.

Mar 23, 2018
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WASP Shamballa Technology Park Can Print Huge Structures

WASP (the World’s Advanced Saving Project) announced that Shamballa Technology Park -- its eco-friendly, sustainable village -- has moved. Now, it's located in an industrial warehouse which is the first service center for large-scale 3D printing in Italy.

Mar 22, 2018
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The Microlay Versus is a New Resin 3D Printer Aimed at the Dental Industry

Microlay, the Madrid-based dental printer manufacturer, released a new high-quality 3D printer called The Versus. However, there are several competitors for dental 3D printers out on the market - is it better than its competition?

Mar 22, 2018
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Chanel Creates 3D Printed Mascara Brush for Better Application

French fashion brand Chanel is launching Le Révolution Volume mascara which has a 3D printed mascara brush. The 3D printed brush is the first of its kind to be manufactured on such a large scale.

Mar 21, 2018
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Dad Turns his Kid’s Drawing into a 3D Printed Toy

Doting father, Bob Clagett of I Like to Make Stuff, used 3D modeling and printing to turn his son's drawing into a 3D printed toy and his latest YouTube video shows you how you can do the same.

Mar 19, 2018
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Largest Pictish Stone in Scotland is 3D Scanned

Researchers from Historic Environment Scotland (HES) used 3D scanning to find out more about the largest Pictish Stone in Scotland, UK. This work is part of the ongoing Rae Project which is digitally documenting all of the properties in HES's care.

Mar 18, 2018
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This 3D Printed Stethoscope is Medical-Grade and Costs $3

Dr. Tarek Loubani developed a 3D printed stethoscope which can be made using recycled plastic in 3 hours for just $3. The device is especially useful in low-income countries which have little access to diagnostic tools.