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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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3D Printed Panoramas Nov 1, 2015
Kickstarter Scandy Sphere creates a Perfect Panorama

A Kickstarter campaign brings you the Scandy Sphere which captures your world in 360 degrees in a full colour, 3D printed sphere.

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3D Printing In Medicine Oct 30, 2015
Scientists 3D Print Human Tissue With a Hacked Makerbot

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have hacked a low-cost MakerBot 3D printer to print human tissue.

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3D Printing for Playstation 4 Oct 30, 2015
PS4 Game Dreams Lets You 3D Print Your Creations

At Paris Games Week, Media Molecule, revealed more of their project - they want to make it possible to craft your dreams into 3D and print them.

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Scary! Oct 29, 2015
Meet the Giant 3D Printed Scarecrow

In perfect time for Halloween, designer and inventor Joris van Tubergen, has created a 3D printed scarecrow for the Scarecrow Festival.

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Rocking the Boat Oct 29, 2015
Disruptive Technology: 5 Categories to Rock the Business World

You guessed it, 3D printing is most definitely a disruptive technology for business. But which are the other four? All will be revealed.

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Cute Tech Oct 28, 2015
Hugbot, A Soft Robot Who Gives Small Hugs

Have you had a rough week? Need a hug? Now you can build a 3D printed robot for that - and it’s not very complicated.

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Great Weekend Project Oct 28, 2015
Build a Low-Cost, Arduino-Powered Drawing Robot

An Instructables user has shared instructions for building an Ardunio-powered drawing robot, originally designed for a 10-hour workshop for ChickTech.org.

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Comfort Food Oct 28, 2015
3D Printed Food: “Performance” helps Patients with Dysphagia

Experts in the fields of 3D food printing have spent three years creating appetising and easy to swallow 3D printed meals for the elderly.

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High Tea Oct 27, 2015
Georg Jenson Silver Tea Service Designed by Marc Newson

Industrial designer Marc Newson designs a limited edition sterling silver tea service, prototyped with a 3D printer and built by hand.

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Boy Genius Oct 23, 2015
14 Year Old Seth Folsom Building 3D Printers in Class

Only 14 years old, Seth Folsom is designing and building his own 3D printers, and inspiring his fellow students to follow in his footsteps.

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Head over Heels Oct 23, 2015
These 3D Printed Heels Are Comfier than Shoes, Apparently

3D printing steps into the spotlight again, this time a custom pair of 3D printed heels worn by the Dutch Minister of Education.

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Urban Parasite Oct 22, 2015
Raflesia: Hack the Airways with a 3D Printed Wind Turbine

A clever concept for renewable energy, the Raflesia is a 3D printed wind turbine you can attach to an air vent or fan to harvest power.

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Open Source Adventure Oct 21, 2015
Ultimaker Releases Source Files for Ultimaker 2 Go and Extended

Dutch manufacturers have released open source blueprints for the two newest printers in their range, Ultimaker 2 Go and Ultimaker Extended.

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8 Mile Oct 21, 2015
Creative Inspirations Spotlight on Maker Class in Michigan

In their latest Creative Inspirations short film, Lynda.com profiles a digital fabrication class at Eastern Michigan University in Detroit.

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Big Frickin' Gun Oct 20, 2015
Handheld Railgun Created with Arduino and a 3D Printer

Is that thing real? It looks real. And dangerous. Maker David Wirth put together a fully functional handheld railgun in his workshop.

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Canal Dreams Oct 20, 2015
3D Printed Bridge Construction Begins in Amsterdam

One step closer to reality, the construction of the world’s first fully functional 3D printed bridge has officially commenced in Amsterdam.

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Two Lane Traffic Oct 19, 2015
Boffins invent 3D Printed Home and Car with Bi-Directional Energy Flow

A new bi-directional energy flow platform has been developed to radically change the way we power our homes and vehicles.

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Minty Fresh Oct 19, 2015
3D Printed Teeth Kill Mouth Bacteria on Contact

Dental researchers have created 3D printed teeth, specially designed to eliminate nasty germs and bacteria from your mouth.

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Swim Good Oct 16, 2015
Can We Save the Oceans with a 3D Printed Eco-Bikini?

An innovative idea has the potential to absorb pollution and bring back the beauty of the ocean... in the form of an eco-bikini!

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What a Spectacle Oct 15, 2015
Biz Eyes: Wacky 3D Printed Glasses for a Distinctive Look

Face furniture moves into the 21st century with these crazy 3D printed glasses from Biz Eyes. Four eyes are better than two!

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