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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

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Mar 8, 2019
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Cars of the Future
Fiat Unveils Centoventi Modular Concept Electric Car with 3D Printable Parts

Italian vehicle manufacturer Fiat has unveiled an electric concept car called the Centoventi. Completely modular, the vehicle can be customized with 3D printable parts that could be fabricated at home.

Mar 7, 2019
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Cluck Cluck
3D Printed Drumsticks Easier to Swallow for Swedish Care Home Residents

Elderly residents living in Swedish care homes can expect 3D printed delicacies to appear on their menus to help stimulate their appetite for puréed food.

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Mar 6, 2019
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Copying or Flattering?
Google Launches Coral Dev Board Ahead of TensorFlow Dev Summit

Google has launched the Coral Dev Board, which uses the best of Google’s machine learning tools to make AI more accessible. The new board boasts a removable system-on-module (SOM) featuring the Edge TPU and looks a lot like a Raspberry Pi. They announced it ahead of the TensorFlow Dev Summit.

Mar 6, 2019
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Science Fiction Come True
Bioprinting System Treats Wounds by Printing Skin Directly Onto Them

Scientists from Wake Forest School of Medicine, North Carolina, created what's believed to be the first mobile skin bioprinting system which can print directly onto a wound. 

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Mar 5, 2019
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Kids are the Future
GE Additive Education Program Open to Applications, Focus on Primary to K12

GE Additive is accepting applications from primary and secondary schools for the 2019/2020 cycle of its Additive Education Program (AEP). Interested parties have until April 1st, 2019, to apply.

Mar 4, 2019
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Get Your Fill(amentum)
Fillamentum Releases Vinyl 303: Printable Polyvinylchloride Filament

Fillamentum, a Czech manufacturer of 3D printing filaments, has released a printable polyvinylchloride filament called Vinyl 303 in cooperation with NAKAN.

Mar 4, 2019
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Like a Hot Knife Through Butter
RMIT Graduate Receives Award for 3D Printed Steel Tools That Cut Titanium

Jimmy Toton, an RMIT University PhD candidate, made a 3D printed grade of steel which is capable of producing tools that cut titanium. He now received the "2019 Young Defence Innovator Award".

Feb 28, 2019
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Take Your Meds!
FabRx and Remedy Health Receive Innovate UK Grant to 3D Print Medicine

UK based bioprinting company Remedy Health is working with FabRx, the pharma-tech experts, to develop personalized 3D printed medicine thanks to grant funding from Innovate UK.

Feb 28, 2019
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Back to School!
Markforged Starts Teaching Businesses at “Additive Manufacturing University”

Markforged, the 3D printer company, just launched its "Markforged Additive Manufacturing University". The program aims to help businesses accelerate and facilitate the adoption of 3D printing.

Feb 27, 2019
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Wakanda Forever
Black Panther Wins Costume Design Oscar with Help from 3D Printing

At the 91st Academy Awards, the award for Costume Design went to Ruth Carter for her work on the film Black Panther. Carter thanked 3D designer Julia Koerner for her work on the mantel and crown printed by Materialise.

Feb 26, 2019
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QUACK
Help Break a Record and 3D Print a Part of a 6-Foot Duck

"The Great Duck Project" is an attempt by Remarkable STEAM, Inc. to set a record for the world's largest 3D printed duck at the 8th annual Maker Faire Westport, Connecticut.

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Feb 25, 2019
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Knitting: Not Just for Granny
Digital Interlooping: 3D Printing with SLS to Create Knitted Structures

Mark Beecroft, a senior lecturer at the Manchester Metropolitan University School of Art, is exploring the use of 3D printing in industrial knitting in a process he calls 'digital interlooping'.

Feb 25, 2019
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3D Printing in the Pompidou
Explore World’s First 3D Printed Bio-Reactor at Centre Pompidou

The architectural studio "ecoLogicStudio" and its research partners developed the world's first 3D printed bio-reactor. It is currently on display at the Centre Pompidou in Paris as part of “Le Fabrique du Vivant” exhibition.

Feb 19, 2019
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Why should Apple have all the fun?
Raspberry Pi Opens World First High Street Store in UK

Raspberry Pi has opened its first ever shop in Cambridge, England. It’s an experimental space which the company hopes will attract customers who are interested in the computer as well as those new to the technology.

Feb 19, 2019
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Working Together
Airbus and Farsoon Partner to Create 3D Printing Polymer Material for Civil Aviation

Airbus Beijing Engineering Centre and Farsoon Technologies announced an R&D agreement to develop an additive manufacturing polymer material for civil aviation use. 

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