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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

Sep 26, 2017
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Time for a 3D Printed Watch
Designers Notaroberto-Boldrini 3D Print New Line of Watches

Notaroberto-Boldrini are two designers who are using a Zortrax M200 to ensure they're in control of an entirely 3D printed watch design.

Sep 26, 2017
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Major Milestone
3D Hubs Tops 1 Million Parts on Path to Distributed Manufacturing

After four years of helping customers manufacture parts locally, online printing community 3D Hubs announces making over a million parts.

Sep 25, 2017
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Faster then Phelps
Eclectical Engineers 3D Print an Underwater Ironman Jetpack

Wish you were Iron Man, only underwater? YouTube channel Eclectical Engineering made an underwater flight-suit with 3D printed propellers.

Sep 25, 2017
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The Robot Will See You Now
Robot Dentist Implants Two 3D Printed Teeth Without Human Help

A woman in China received two 3D printed teeth during an operation which was performed entirely by a robot dentist in Xi'an, Shaanxi, province.

Sep 22, 2017
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Virtual Swedish Meatballs?
Ikea Develops Augmented Reality App PLACE Built on Apple’s New AR Kit

Ikea is getting stuck in with Apple's new AR Kit and developed an app called Place which means no more "pivot!" when buying furniture.

Sep 21, 2017
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Arm Wrestling Robots
Columbia University Develops Soft Robotics That Are Stronger Than Natural Muscle

Columbia Engineering researchers develop breakthrough in robotics with 3D printed soft muscles, three times stronger than natural muscles.

Sep 21, 2017
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Why Are We Waiting?
ONO 3D Printer Faces Further Delays Due to Bluetooth Support

ONO is a Kickstarter 3D printer which was supposed to be released in 2016 but now faces delays due to switching to bluetooth support.

Sep 21, 2017
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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
3D Printing Prostate Cancer Models for Surgical Planning

At NYU School of Medicine, a collaborative team are working on 3D printing multi-colored models of prostate cancer for pre-surgical planning.

Sep 20, 2017
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Hero in a Half Shell
Project Invincible is a 3D Printed Shield for Post Surgery

McLaren Applied Technologies used 3D printing to develop Project Invincible, a shield to protect vital organs from impact after surgery.

Sep 19, 2017
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No More Ums and Ahs
3D Printed Teleprompter for iPad or Android Tablets on Kickstarter Soon

Israeli manufacturer Nano Dimension releases the DragonFly 2020 Pro 3D Printer. It delivers PCB 3D printing for industrial environments.  Nano Dimension is updating and repackaging their unique Dragonfly 2020 3D printer. It‘s specialty: It can build whole electronic circuit boards in one go. The printer will allow for professional PCB and electronics prototyping on site. […]

Sep 19, 2017
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Embrace Your Look
Boltenstern Launches 3D Printed Gold and Platinum “EMBRACE” Jewelry Collection

Embrace is a jewelry collection offering everything from bracelets to cufflinks in 18ct gold and platinum from Cooksongold and Boltenstern.

Sep 18, 2017
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Big Anxiety
Little Big Woman Confronts Attitudes towards Dwarfism with Life-size 3D Printed Sculpture

This 3D printed life-size sculpture of an Australian artist with Dwarfism challenges viewers with their anxieties around difference.

Sep 15, 2017
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Stretching Out
Wyss Institute Develops Hybrid 3D Printing for Cheap Wearables

Researchers at Wyss Institute combine 3D printing of stretchable inks with electronic components to make wearables more flexible.

Sep 14, 2017
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Impressive Printing
Hong Kong Students Create World’s First 3D Printed Terracotta Pavilion

Students 3D printed terracotta bricks and created the Ceramic Constellation Pavilion to prove the technology's uses in architecture.

Sep 14, 2017
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Practical not Pretty
Nano Dimension Unveils Industrial “DragonFly 2020 Pro”, an PCB and Electronics 3D Printer

Nano Dimension unveils the DragonFly 2020 Pro 3D Printer, developed with help from beta testers, with high specs but less aesthetic appeal.