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.
SmarTech Analysis released the latest edition of the Additive Manufacturing in Dentistry report which forecasts market opportunities for 3D printing in the dentistry industry.
Daren Schwenke, a maker from Tampa, Florida, created a 3D printed blooming rose for his love, Christine. He used an animated wireframe and clear printed petals so that when its leaf is touched, the rose blossoms and lights up.
A team of researchers at King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust developed an approach to improve the care of babies with congenital heart disease by creating a 3D model of their hearts while inside the womb.
Maker Hans Milling created and uploaded a 3D printable programmable combination lock model onto Thingiverse. It's not strong enough to keep thieves away from your precious things, but it will teach you a thing or two about how these cool locks work.
Can 3D printing transform the design and manufacturing of golf clubs to help improve your game? Desktop Metal explores this in a recent feature on their site.
Copper3D, the Chilean/US company, announced a new anti-bacterial PLA material that could be used in prostheses to prevent bacterial infections.
Markforged, the industrial 3D printing company, has closed an USD$82 million Series D funding round which will "help accelerate the next industrial revolution" through global expansion.
A 3D printing company based in India additively manufactured a larger than life-sized Spiderman model in two days. They glued 30 parts together in three hours to create the almost two-meter tall model.
WASP Massa Lombarda used its printer to create a prototype 3D printed wall with an embedded staircase designed and engineered by the IAAC.
B-360 is a social enterprise which teaches kids STEM skills through their love of urban dirt bike riding. One of its students is the model for a planned 12-foot 3D printed statue, which could replace one of four Confederate monuments removed in Baltimore in 2017.
The 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker has released a new update to Cura, the free and open-source 3D printing slicer. The latest version, Cura 4.0, includes an updated user interface, a redesigned custom mode panel, a new "Add Printer" dialog box, user ratings for plugins, and more.
At this year's Geneva Motor Show, Aston Martin launched the AM-RB 003 hypercar which uses 3D printing for interior parts and will be put into production in 2021.
University of Plymouth student Rosie Brave is mixing 3D printing and traditional arts and crafts to create colorful prosthetic breasts for women who have undergone breast cancer surgery.
Hallidonto is a Scottish visual artist who uses modern technologies to create drawings, paintings and sculptures around the concept of "contemporary (in)human condition and dystopian imagery of the cyborg", aka Cyborgia Manifesto.
Ikea Israel is working with non-profit organizations Milbat and Access Israel to create 3D printable parts which make their furniture more accessible for those with special needs and disabilities.
LAIKA, the stop-motion animation studio, worked with Nike and Stratasys to develop an exclusive pair of shoes called Missing Link x Nike Air Max Susan for the upcoming film Missing Link.
T3DP, an R&D project with roots in blockchain and green tech, uses 3D printing to create solar panels which can have double the conversion efficiency of current ones.