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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

Dec 15, 2017
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Government Boost
3D Printing Industry in China to Benefit from Government Action Plan

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology is working with 12 departments to create an action plan for boosting 3D printing.

Dec 15, 2017
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Cool Case!
The Grooviest 3D Printed LEGO USB Drive Case

MosaicManufacturing created the perfect USB drive case for Lego fans and shared the result on Thingiverse so you can 3D print it too.

Dec 14, 2017
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Unique Prizes
colorFabb Creates Lodewijk van der Grinten Prize 2017 Using Funky New nGen_LUX Filament

As sponsor and trophy maker of the Lodewijk van der Grinten prize, colorFabb came up with a unique and interesting design for 2017. 

Dec 13, 2017
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Quick and Cheap
Army Engineer Research & Development Center Creates Largest 3D Printed Building in US

A team from the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) used 3D printing to create the country's largest 3D printed building.

Dec 13, 2017
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Vogue
Carry On Printing: MakeX Teases 3D Printing Backpack

MakeX launched Migo on Kickstarter, a 3D printer which you can carry around in a stylish backpack. They've smashed their goal of $100,000.

Dec 12, 2017
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New Year, New Products
Aleph Objects to Display New LulzBot Products at CES 2018

Aleph Objects is releasing three new products for 2018 and showcasing their seven new releases from 2017 at CES 2018 and FETC 2018 in January.

Dec 11, 2017
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New Year, New Change!
Raise3D Appoints Diogo Quental as New Global CEO

Raise3D is appointing a new CEO, Diogo Quental, from January next year. Quental is offering his expertise to scale up the company's operation.

Dec 8, 2017
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These are not 3D prints - these are renderings of 3D prints
Get Photorealistic Renderings of 3D Printed Materials

Allegorithmic spent months researching to bring customers a reliable preview of what 3D printed objects will look like after printing.

Dec 8, 2017
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New Updates
Cura 3.1 Brings New Printing Profiles, Enhanced UI, and Better Slicing Features

Ultimaker’s latest release for Cura, their popular free slicer software, is now available for Windows, Mac and Linux. But, what are the new features and is it worth downloading number 3.1?

Dec 7, 2017
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Up-Cycling Meets Luxury
London’s “Bottletop” Store Recycles 60.000 Bottles for 3D Printed Interior

A new store called Bottletop is opening on Regent Street in London which has a 3D printed interior made from 60,000 upcycled plastic bottles.

Dec 6, 2017
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Teamwork!
Honda Employees 3D Print Prosthetic Arm for Colleague

Coworkers from Honda came together to use their skills in design, 3D scanning and printing to create a prosthetic arm for their colleague.

Dec 6, 2017
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Living Computational Wearables, Anyone?
MIT Engineers 3D Print Genetically Programmed Living Cells from Bacterial Ink

MIT engineers developed new 3D printing inks from bacteria cells and hope to one day be able to print living computational, wearable platforms.

Dec 5, 2017
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Revolution in Architecture
Munich Researchers 3D Print Concrete using Selective Binding

Researchers at the Technical University of Munich experiment with different methods of 3D printing concrete to revolutionize architecture.

Dec 1, 2017
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Say Goodbye
TechShop Faces Bankruptcy and Closes All 14 Shops

TechShop, which was open for 11 years, now faces bankruptcy and all 14 shops across the US are closing effective immediately. If you're a member, email to avoid losing your money.

Dec 1, 2017
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Innovation from Waste
Startup in Togo Creates 3D Printers From E-Waste

WoeLab is a startup in Togo, Africa, which created a 3D printer using e-waste and is now providing schools with similar 3D printers too.