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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

Nov 30, 2017
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Cat and Camera
3D Printed Flying Camera Enables Fans to Play with Tuco the Cat

Maker Micah Elizabeth Scott is using 3D printing to create a cable-bot flying camera so viewers can interact with her cat, Tuco.

Nov 30, 2017
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Say Cheese!
Startup “Candid” Raises $15 Million For 3D Printed Dental Aligners

Candid, the dental startup, raised $15 million in a Series A financing round and now plan to expand their operations to find new customers.

Nov 29, 2017
Featured image of Sony’s ‘Bauble Me’ Pop-Up Turns Your Face into a Tree Ornament
Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
Sony’s ‘Bauble Me’ Pop-Up Turns Your Face into a Tree Ornament

Elves are bringing their 3D scanning equipment to two 'Bauble Me' Pop Ups in Manchester and London to turn your face into decorations.

Nov 28, 2017
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New Kid on the Block
Former 3D Systems CEO Avi Reichental to Become Nano Dimension’s Co-Chairman

Former president and CEO of 3D Systems, Avi Reichental, is joining Israeli PCB printer company Nano Dimension as co-chairman.

Nov 28, 2017
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Save the Planet!
Protecting Coral Reefs through 3D Visualizations

To save the coral reefs, researchers are 3D mapping them so they can learn more about how they live, grow and resist environmental changes.

Nov 28, 2017
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Practice Makes Perfect
Stratasys Launches Anatomy Modeling Platform BioMimics

Stratasys is launching the BioMimics platform which enables physicians to 3D print reliable, accurate and complex anatomical structures for practice and education.

Nov 26, 2017
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It's a Dog's Life
Bernese Mountain Dog Receives Life-saving 3D Printed Titanium Implant

A Bernese Mountain Dog received a life-saving 3D printed titanium implant to reconstruct his jaw after the removal of a cancerous tumor

Nov 25, 2017
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Who You Gonna Call? The Police.
Students Develop 3D Printed “Ghostbuster” to Alert Drivers on Wrong Side of the Road

Students from Germany are tackling the problem of "ghost drivers" by creating a 3D printed device which can alert the driver or authorities.

Nov 23, 2017
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Drink Up!
3D Printed Vocktail Makes You Think Water is a Cocktail

The Vocktail is a glass device which "turns" water into a virtual cocktail by manipulating taste, color and flavor with electric pulses.

Nov 22, 2017
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Seedy Pickers
This 3D Printed Robot Picks Strawberries Better than Humans

Belgian engineering company, Octinion, created a strawberry picking robot with a 3D printed soft gripper which ensures the fruit goes undamaged. 

Nov 21, 2017
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Come Together
DyeMansion and EOS Announce Strategic Partnership

DyeMansion and EOS announced a strategic partnership after formnext this year and will be providing customers with high-quality, full plastic AM production chains 

Nov 21, 2017
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King Gorm the Old Rises Once More
3D Scanning & Printing Denmark’s First Viking King, Gorm the Old

Scientists in Denmark recently exhumed the body believed to be King Gorm to learn more about him through 3D scanning and printing.

Nov 21, 2017
Featured image of Thanks to 3D Printing, Chinoiserie Dragons are Returning to London’s Great Pagoda in Kew Gardens
Dragons Return to London
Thanks to 3D Printing, Chinoiserie Dragons are Returning to London’s Great Pagoda in Kew Gardens

In 2018, the Great Pagoda in London will reopen to the public after restoration, this time with 3D printed (not wooden) Chinoiserie dragons.

Nov 18, 2017
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Tires of the Future
Michelin’s 3D Printed Concept Tire Makes TIME Magazine’s 25 Best Inventions of 2017

Michelin's airless, connected and environmentally friendly wheel design is one of TIME Magazine's chosen 25 Best Inventions of 2017. 

Nov 17, 2017
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Flying High
Emirates Using SLS 3D Printing to Make Aircraft Cabin Parts

Emirates is using Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) technology to manufacture components for aircraft cabins, including video monitor shrouds.