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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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Beam Me Up Jan 9, 2016
3D Printed Costume: Fashion Design in a Sci-Fi Time Machine

Looking for an outfit which wouldn't look amiss on Star Trek? 3D modeler Aiman Akhtar has just the thing, a 3D printed costume with fiber optic lights.

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Look! Up in the Air! Jan 8, 2016
JetPack Aviation: Take to the Skies with 3D Printed Parts

In a collaboration between JetPack Aviation and Airwolf 3D, a lightweight jetpack with 3D parted parts makes Buzz Lightyear cosplay a distinct possibility.

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Lots of Lulz Jan 8, 2016
Aleph Objects Revenue Triples in 2015, New Products for 2016

The makers of the Lulzbot 3D printers go from strength to strength: Aleph Objects had tripled their revenue in 2015, with new products to come in 2016.

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New 3D Printing Material Jan 8, 2016
Shapeways Introduces Aluminium as New 3D Printing Material

Shapeways have introduced a new addition to their materials lineup - aluminium meaning a material with a higher strength to weight ratio than any other.

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Twice the Fun Jan 7, 2016
Robox 3D Printer gets a Dual-Material Printing Head

CEL announces the launch of a dual-material printing head for the Robox 3D printer, allowing users to print in two different materials simultaneously.

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Get The Lego Look Jan 7, 2016
3D Print Your Face onto Lego Minifigures

Do you want to customize a Lego figurine with your own face? Then Funky3DFaces, a new company on Etsy, is offering an interesting 3D printing service for you.

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Glorious Technicolor Jan 6, 2016
HP Reveals More Details about Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing

HP Inc. have shared further information about their Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) 3D printer, which they're betting will revolutionize the 3D printing industry.

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Sci-Fi Spellcheck Jan 6, 2016
Syfy Labs Partners with Thingiverse: 3D Print Your Own Spacecraft

Fans of Syfy TV shows can now download and 3D print their own exclusively licensed memorabilia from Thingiverse, courtesy of new offshoot Syfy Labs.

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3D electrical printing Jan 4, 2016
Nano Dimension: 3D Printing Multimaterial Electrical Conductors

Nano Dimension announced that they filed a patent application for the printing of 3D models including electronic conductors.

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3D printing in archaeology Jan 4, 2016
Using 3D Printing, Syrian Palmyra Arch Gets Rebuilt in London

A 3D printed replica of the famous Palmyra arch will to be erected in London.The arch was all that is left of the Temple of Bel that was destroyed by ISIS,

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3D printed textiles Jan 4, 2016
Tamicare: 3D Textile Printing Goes into Mass Production

Tamicare has spent the past decade developing and patenting a unique system to get 3D textile printing ready for mass production.

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3D printing in space Jan 2, 2016
NASA Tested an Almost Completely 3D Printed Rocket

A NASA team moved one step closer to building a completely 3D printed, high performance rocket engine.

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3D printing in food production Jan 1, 2016
3D Printed Honeycombs Help Optimize Honey Production

A team of scientists from the Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, has come up with a great way to help bees optimize honey production: 3D printed honeycombs!

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Future architecture Jan 1, 2016
Aequorea: Oceanscrapers Built from 3D Printed Garbage

Aequorea is an urban design concept including oceanscrapers - buildings made from oceanic waste; it was conceived by architect Vincent Callebaut.

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Bioprinting Dec 31, 2015
Soft Robotics Hand Improves Robot-Human Interactions

A student from the Delft University of Technology developed a 3D printed soft robotics hand that can shake hands with people.

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Printables Dec 31, 2015
20 Most Popular 3D Printing Models on MyMiniFactory in 2015

These are the most popular 3D printing models on MyMiniFactory in 2015, based on the activity and likes of the community members.

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The future of transportation? Dec 30, 2015
Dutch Students Make Sustainable Car Using an Ultimaker 3D Printer

Team FAST is building a 3D printed sustainable car which is fueled by formic acid - a natural substance produced by ants.

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Autodesk 123D tutorial Dec 30, 2015
How to Make a Yo-Yo in Autodesk 123D

A 3D printed yo-yo is an ideal beginner's project - it is easy to create a 3D model in a modeling tool such as Autodesk 123D and 3D printing it is straightforward.

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3D selfies Dec 29, 2015
Entire Symphony Orchestra 3D Printed in Miniature

Phoenix Musical Instruments Museum has a complete orchestra in miniature on display. It is the world’s first complete miniature symphony orchestra, printed in 3D.

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3D printed smartphone accessories Dec 28, 2015
3D Printed Fairphone 2 Accessories Presented by 3D Hubs

Last week, Fairphone released their new Fairphone 2 model and teamed up with 3D Hubs to offer a collection of 3D printed accessories to go with this new model.

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